Technical report: prone scanning in the CT assessment of oesophageal carcinoma

Clin Radiol. 1994 Mar;49(3):209-10. doi: 10.1016/s0009-9260(05)81779-9.


The use of scanning in the prone position is described in the computed tomographic staging of oesophageal carcinoma. Examples are provided to illustrate how this technique may be of assistance in assessing local tumour invasion.

MeSH terms

  • Esophageal Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Esophageal Neoplasms / pathology
  • Esophagus / diagnostic imaging*
  • Esophagus / pathology
  • Humans
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Prone Position
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*