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Review Article

Review of Diagnostic Imaging Modalities for the Surveillance of Melanoma Patients

Table 1

Surveillance of melanoma patients (adapted from Xing et al. [15]).

Surveillance imaging modality findings
MethodSensitivitySpecificityDiagnostic odds ratio

Ultrasound96% (85%–99%)99% (95%–100%)1675 (226.6–15920)
CT scan61% (15%–93%)97% (70%–100%)46.25 (2.27–1354)
PET scan87% (67%–96%)98% (93%–100%)391 (68–2737)
CT-PET scan65% (20%–93%)99% (92%–100%)196 (10.77–4675)

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