The Role of the CT-Scan in Diagnosis and Follow-Up in Patients with Metastatic Testicular Cancer

  • K. Scheiber
  • D. Zur Nedden
  • G. Jakse
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 8)


As malignant testicular carcinoma metastazises with few exceptions primarily into the retroperitoneum, the detection of retroperitoneal metastases is highly important for tumor staging and further therapy. Until recently, retroperitoneal metastases were imaged only by indirect methods such as urography, lymphography or by more invasive methods, such as anigography and cavography [1]


Testicular Cancer Testicular Tumor Barium Sulphate Pelvic Lymph Node Metastasis Titanium Clip 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Scheiber
    • 1
  • D. Zur Nedden
    • 1
  • G. Jakse
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Urology Internal Medicine and Diagnostic RadiologyUniversity of InnsbruckAustria

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