Clin Otolaryngol 2021 May 9. Epub 2021 May 9.
Consultant Otologist, Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Southwick Hill Road, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 3LY, UK.
The primary objective of this study was to assess whether combination modality imaging (CT, and/or Technetium/Gallium) had any additional benefits over single modality imaging (CT) in the diagnosis and management of NOE. Combination modality imaging, in patients with a negative CT but raised clinical suspicion of NOE, did infer additional benefit over single modality imaging using CT. Gallium scanning, used to determine treatment end, was poorly representative of residual disease presence, with clinical assessment favoured instead. Read More