Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ASGIS)(ISSN: 2582-1091)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 1

PET-CT is not “Sine-Qua-Non” for Advanced Gallbladder Cancer: A Case Report with Review of Literature

Ashish Kumar Mishra* and Abhish Dhelariya

Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery, Apollomedics Hospitals, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Ashish Kumar Mishra, Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery, Apollomedics Hospitals, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Received: October 28, 2023; Published: December 11, 2023

Abstract

Gallbladder Carcinoma (GBC) is the most common and aggressive tumor of the biliary tract [1]. Patients are typically diagnosed during advanced stages, and the mean overall survival is short 5-year survival rate of 20 % as per the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database [2]. Given its sensitivity and sensitivity Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) is the investigation of choice especially for diagnostic dilemmas and metastatic disease. We report a case in which despite having locally advanced GBC, PET CT failed to detect both local involvement and lymph node metastasis but aggressive approach enabled complete resection of locally advanced GBC.

Keywords: PET-CT; Gallbladder Cancer; Metastasis

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Citation

Citation: Ashish Kumar Mishra and Abhish Dhelariya. “PET-CT is not “Sine-Qua-Non” for Advanced Gallbladder Cancer: A Case Report with Review of Literature".Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 7.1 (2024): 13-15.

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Copyright: © 2024 Ashish Kumar Mishra and Abhish Dhelariya. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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