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Cheng Gong G Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029, P.R. - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the value of systematic 12- and 13-core biopsies, guided by transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), with regard to the prostate cancer detection rate (PCDR). Between July 1999 and June 2012, 2,707 patients were recruited to the Department of ...
Frenk Nathan E NE 1 Instituto de Radiologia, Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Av Dr. Enéas Carvalho de Aguiar, s/n Rua 1, Cerqueira Césa, São Paulo, SP 05403-900, - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to assess and describe the MRI findings after prostatic artery embolization for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. MATERIALS AND METHODS. We retrospectively evaluated 17 patients who underwent prostatic artery embolization as part of different prospective studies to evaluate this alternative treatment of benign ...
Hilton Susan S Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Modern radiologic imaging is an aid to treatment planning for localized renal cancer, enabling characterization of mass lesions. For patients who present with advanced renal cancer, new imaging techniques enable a functional assessment of treatment response not possible using anatomic measurements alone. Multidetector CT urography permits simultaneous assessment of the ...
Haraldsen Ate A Nuclear medicine Department & PET Center, Department of Radiology, Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, - - 2014
To evaluate and compare the diagnostic performance of whole-body planar bone scintigraphy (WBS), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), SPECT/low-dose computerized tomography (SPECT/ldCT) and SPECT/contrast enhanced diagnostic CT (SPECT/cdCT) in the staging of patients with advanced breast cancer. Seventy-eight patients with recurrence of biopsy-proven breast cancer and suspicion of disseminated disease ...
Veronesi Giulia G Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy Both authors contributed equally - - 2014
Low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening for lung cancer can reduce lung cancer mortality, but overdiagnosis, false positives and invasive procedures for benign nodules are worrying. We evaluated the utility of positron emission tomography (PET)-CT in characterising indeterminate screening-detected lung nodules. 383 nodules, examined by PET-CT over the first 6 years ...
Salami Simpa S SS The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY - - 2014
To evaluate the performance of multiparametric MRI (MP-MRI) in predicting CaP on repeat biopsy; and to compare the cancer detection rates (CDR) of MRI/TRUS fusion-guided biopsy with standard 12-core biopsy in men with at least one previous negative biopsy. We prospectively enrolled men with elevated or rising PSA and/or abnormal ...
Ceci Francesco F From the *Service of Nuclear Medicine, and †Department of Urology, Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; ‡Department of Radiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; and §Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Centre, 'Santa Maria della Misericordia' Hospital, Rovigo, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential role of C-choline-PET/CT in nodal assessment in patients with bladder cancer (BCa) using the pathological specimen as reference standard. Fifty-nine patients with proven BCa were retrospectively enrolled from April 2011 to January 2014 (mean [SD] age, 70.1 [9] years; range ...
Morisawa Nobuko N From the *Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, †Department of Diagnostic Pathology, Kyoto University Hospital, and ‡Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, - - 2014
The purpose of the study was to investigate the magnetic resonance imaging findings of decidualized endometriotic cysts in comparison with endometriotic cysts associated with ovarian cancers. Eighteen decidualized endometriotic cysts and 24 ovarian cancers were retrospectively assessed on height, signal intensity of the solid component on T2- and diffusion-weighted imaging, ...
Yaparpalvi Ravindra R Department of Radiation Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate, in a gynecologic cancer setting, changes in bowel position, dose-volume parameters, and biological indices that arise between full-bladder (FB) and empty-bladder (EB) treatment situations; and to evaluate, using cone beam computed tomography (CT), the validity of FB treatment presumption. Seventeen gynecologic cancer patients were retrospectively analyzed. Empty-bladder and ...
Yap Timothy A TA Drug Development Unit and Division of Clinical Studies, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Institute of Cancer - - 2014
Purpose: Multiple cancers harbor genetic aberrations that impact AKT signaling. MK-2206 is a potent pan-AKT inhibitor with a maximum tolerated dose (MTD) previously established at 60mg on alternate days (QOD). Due to a long half-life (60-80h), a weekly (QW) MK-2206 schedule was pursued to compare intermittent QW and continuous QOD ...
Lee Jong Hoon JH Department of Radiation Oncology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Republic of Korea; Department of Radiation Oncology, St. Vincent's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
The reported overall accuracy of MRI in predicting the pathologic stage of nonirradiated rectal cancer is high. However, the role of MRI in restaging rectal tumors after neoadjuvant CRT is contentious. Thus, we evaluate the accuracy of restaging magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for rectal cancer patients who receive preoperative chemoradiotherapy ...
Liu Alan J AJ Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, - - 2014
The objectives of the study were to evaluate the effect of intravenous contrast in the dosimetry of helical tomotherapy and RapidArc treatment for head and neck cancer and determine if it is acceptable during the computed tomography (CT) simulation to acquire only CT with contrast for treatment planning of head ...
Wani Sachin S Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado; Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, - - 2014
The advantages of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and computed tomography (CT)-positron emission tomography (PET) with respect to survival for esophageal cancer patients are unclear. This study aimed to assess the effects of EUS, CT-PET, and their combination on overall survival with respect to cases not receiving these procedures. Patients who were ...
Gorur Gozde Daglioz GD From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Kocaeli, - - 2014
Focal F-FDG pulmonary uptake on PET without corresponding abnormality on CT is an incidental and rare finding. This artifact is associated with iatrogenic FDG microembolus as a result of vascular endothelium damage during injection. We present a pulmonary FDG microembolus in a patient evaluated for suspicion of gallbladder cancer not ...
Haworth A A The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Sir Peter MacCallum Department of Oncology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the effect of incorporating daily ultrasound scanning to reduce variation in bladder filling before prostate bed radiotherapy. The primary aim was to confirm that coverage of the planning target volume (PTV) with the 95% isodose was within tolerance when the ultrasound-determined bladder volume was within individualised patient limits. ...
Baco Eduard E Division for Cancer Medicine, Surgery, and Transplantation, Department of Urology, Oslo University Hospital Aker, Oslo, Norway. Electronic address: - - 2014
Prostate biopsies targeted by elastic fusion of magnetic resonance (MR) and three-dimensional (3D) transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) images may allow accurate identification of the index tumor (IT), defined as the lesion with the highest Gleason score or the largest volume or extraprostatic extension. To determine the accuracy of MR-TRUS image-fusion biopsy ...
Lu Qing Q Department of Radiology, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 1630 Dongfang Rd, Shanghai, - - 2014
To determine whether soft-tissue thickness of the calf measured using MRI could be valid for assessing unilateral lower extremity lymphoedema (LEL) secondary to cervical and endometrial cancer treatments. Seventy women with unilateral LEL and 25 without LEL after cervical or endometrial cancer treatments underwent MRI examinations of their calves. Total ...
Beiderwellen Karsten K Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147, Essen, Germany, - - 2014
To evaluate the diagnostic potential of PET/MRI with [(18)F]FDG in recurrent ovarian and cervical cancer in comparison to PET/CT. A group of 19 patients with suspected recurrence of pelvic malignancies (ovarian cancer, 11 patients; cervical cancer, 8 patients) scheduled for an [(18)F]FDG PET/CT were subsequently enrolled for a PET/MRI. The ...
Horsley Patrick J PJ Department of Radiation Oncology, North Coast Cancer Institute, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, - - 2014
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are increasingly utilized for radiotherapy planning to contour the primary tumors of patients undergoing intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). These scans may also demonstrate cancer extent and may affect the treatment plan. We assessed the impact of planning MRI detection of extracapsular extension, seminal vesicle invasion, ...
Kim Min Jung MJ Department of Radiology, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) which expresses neither hormonal receptors nor HER-2 is associated with poor prognosis and shorter survival. Several studies have suggested that TNBC patients attaining pathological complete response (pCR) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) show a longer survival than those without pCR. To assess the accuracy of 3.0-T breast ...
Fukuhara Takahiro T Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine, 36-1 Nishicho, Yonago 683-8504, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Chest computed tomography (CT) is not performed routinely or worldwide as the initial diagnostic procedure for patients with head and neck cancer (HNC). The significance of the chest CT scan for HNC diagnosis has not been thoroughly defined. The present study reports findings in an effort to broaden the acceptance ...
de Vries F E E FE Department of Surgery, Sint Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
Our aim was to determine the value of a pre-operative computed tomography (CT) scan for the assessment of lymph node status in patients diagnosed with colon cancer by comparing radiological N-stage to histopathological N-stage. We performed a retrospective cohort study at the Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ...
Penzkofer Tobias T From the Division of MRI in the Department of Radiology (T.P., K.T., A.F., S.S., J.T., F.M.F., R.V.M., W.M.W., N.H., C.M.C.T.) and the Division of Urology (A.S.K.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115; Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany (T.P.). Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass (M.G.V.); Department of Radiology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass (F.M.F.); and Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital, Boston, Mass - - 2014
Purpose To determine the detection rate, clinical relevance, Gleason grade, and location of prostate cancer (PCa) diagnosed with and the safety of an in-bore transperineal 3-T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-guided prostate biopsy in a clinically heterogeneous patient population. Materials and Methods This prospective retrospectively analyzed study was HIPAA compliant and ...
Gonzalo-Marin Juana J Juana Gonzalo-Marin, Unit of Endoscopy, Department of Gastroenterology, Quirón Hospital, 29603 Marbella, - - 2014
Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) with or without fine needle aspiration has become the main technique for evaluating pancreatobiliary disorders and has proved to have a higher diagnostic yield than positron emission tomography, computed tomography (CT) and transabdominal ultrasound for recognising early pancreatic tumors. As a diagnostic modality for pancreatic cancer, EUS ...
Kim Eun Young EY Department of Radiology, Chonbuk National University Medical School and Hospital, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, 20, Geonjiro Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, 561-712, Republic of Korea, - - 2014
One objective was to evaluate the air trapping index (ATI), measured by inspiration/expiration CT, in COPD patients and nonsmokers. Another objective was to assess the association between the pulmonary function test (PFT) and CT parameters such as ATI or other indices, separately in the whole lung, in emphysema, and in ...
Kaufmann Sascha S Department of Radiology, Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) Tübingen, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, - - 2014
Objective: To directly compare the diagnostic performance of targeted MRI-guided biopsy (MR-GB) and systematic transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy (TRUS-GB). Methods: Thirty-five patients with at least one negative TRUS-GB, persistently elevated or rising prostate-specific antigen and a lesion suspicious for prostate cancer (PC) on multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) scored by using the Prostate ...
Lv Kuan K aDepartment of Nuclear Medicine, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University bDepartment of Nuclear Medicine, Shandong Provincial Hospital affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, People's Republic of - - 2014
This study aimed to investigate the applied value of F-fluoro-2-dexoxyglucose (F-FDG) PET/computed tomography (CT) and MRI in detecting lymph-node metastasis in early-stage cervical cancer. A retrospective study was performed on 87 early-stage cervical cancer patients evaluated with PET/CT and pelvic MRI before surgery. Histopathological evaluation of lymph nodes served as ...
Fried David V DV Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, - - 2014
To determine whether pretreatment CT texture features can improve patient risk stratification beyond conventional prognostic factors (CPFs) in stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We retrospectively reviewed 91 cases with stage III NSCLC treated with definitive chemoradiation therapy. All patients underwent pretreatment diagnostic contrast enhanced computed tomography (CE-CT) followed ...
Deng Jinlong J Department of Medical Imaging Center, The Affiliated Hospital of Weifang Medical College, Weifang, - - 2014
We performed a meta-analysis to compare the performance of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18) FDG) positron emission tomography-CT (PET-CT) with that of gadolinium-enhanced MRI for the detection of liver metastatic cancers. The MEDLINE and EMBASE databases were searched for relevant original articles. The histology and/or imaging follow-up data served as the reference standard. ...
O'Dowd Emma L EL Division of Public Health and Epidemiology, Clinical Sciences Building, Nottingham City Campus, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
There is a lack of good quality evidence or a clear consensus of opinion internationally regarding who should receive preoperative imaging of the brain prior to radical treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We aimed to establish the proportion of patients who developed brain metastases following curative surgery and ...
Hapdey Sébastien S Department of Nuclear Medicine, Henri Becquerel Cancer Centre, Rouen, France; Rouen University Hospital, France; QuantIF - LITIS [UPRES EA 4108], Rouen, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Various segmentation methods for 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) images were correlated with pathological volume in breast cancer patients as a model of small mobile tumours. Thirty women with T2-T3/M0 breast invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) were included prospectively. A FDG-PET/CT was acquired 4±3d before surgery in prone and ...
Win Aung Zaw AZ Department of Radiology, San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA. Email: - - 2014
A 62-year-old male presented to the ER with three episodes of diffuse abdominal pain which occurred after eating. He had a history of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), prostate cancer and bladder cancer. FDG-PET/CT scan showed a hypermetabolic soft tissue density within the fundus of the gallbladder. The patient underwent laparoscopic ...
Oztekin Pelin Seher PS Department of Radiology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, - - 2014
The use of dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast as a complementary problem-solving tool was explored in a heterogeneous population sample. A total of 3,076 patients that underwent breast MRI examination between January 2008 and June 2012 in our center were screened retrospectively. Of these, 868 met the ...
Dufort Sandrine S INSERM U823, Institut Albert Bonniot, 38706, Grenoble cedex, France; Université Joseph Fourier, Institut Albert Bonniot, 38706, Grenoble cedex, France; Nano-H S.A.S, 2 place de l'Europe, 38070, Saint Quentin - Fallavier, - - 2014
Lung cancer is the most common and most fatal cancer worldwide. Thus, improving early diagnosis and therapy is necessary. Previously, gadolinium-based ultra-small rigid platforms (USRPs) were developed to serve as multimodal imaging probes and as radiosensitizing agents. In addition, it was demonstrated that USRPs can be detected in the lungs ...
Xu Helen H School of Computing, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, - - 2014
Prostate needle biopsy is a commonly performed procedure since it is the most definitive form of cancer diagnosis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allows target-specific biopsies to be performed. However, needle placements are often inaccurate due to intra-operative prostate motion and the lack of motion compensation techniques. This paper detects and ...
Nordholm-Carstensen Andreas A Digestive Disease Center, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, NV, Denmark, - - 2014
The clinical significance of indeterminate pulmonary nodules (IPN) at staging computed tomography (CT) for colorectal cancer (CRC), and the optimal diagnostic approach, are debated. This study aimed to analyse variability in radiologists' detection of IPN at staging CT for CRC. All patients with CRC referred to our center between 2006 ...
Mori Naoko N From the Departments of Diagnostic Radiology (N.M., H.O., S.M., C.T., K.T., S.T.), Surgical Oncology (T.I., G.W., H.T.), and Pathology (M.W.), Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Seiryo 1-1, Sendai 980-8574, - - 2014
Purpose To evaluate the correlation between apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values and the Ki-67 labeling index for luminal-type (estrogen receptor-positive) breast cancer not otherwise specified (NOS) diagnosed by means of biopsy. Materials and Methods The institutional review board approved this retrospective study, and the requirement for informed consent was waived. ...
Yeh Michael W MW UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Section of Endocrine Surgery , 10833 Le Conte Ave, 72-228 CHS , Los Angeles, California, United States, 90095 , 3102060585 , 10833 Le Conte Ave, 72-228 CHSLos Angeles, United States, 90095 , 3102060585 ; - - 2014
Background: The success of surgery for thyroid cancer hinges on thorough and accurate preoperative imaging, which enables complete clearance of the primary tumor and affected lymph node compartments. This working group was charged by the Surgical Affairs Committee of the American Thyroid Association to examine the available literature and to ...
Grosu Anca-Ligia AL Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Freiburg, Robert Koch Str. 3, 79106, Freiburg, Germany, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to develop a methodology for the comparison of pathology specimens after prostatectomy (post-S) with PET images obtained before surgery (pre-S). This method was used to evaluate the merit of (11)C-choline PET/CT for delineation of gross tumour volume (GTV) in prostate cancer (PC). In 28 ...
Cepek Jeremy J Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Urology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada; Robarts Research Institute, The University of Western Ontario, London, - - 2014
To present our experiences in initial clinical evaluation of a novel mechatronic system for in-bore guidance of needles to the prostate for MRI-guided prostate interventions in 10 patients. We report accuracy of this device in the context of focal laser ablation therapy for localized prostate cancer. An MRI-compatible needle guidance ...
Huh Jung Wook JW Department of Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to compare the restaging accuracy of repeat fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) scan with pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with rectal cancer who have undergone preoperative chemoradiation. One hundred and eighty-one consecutive patients with locally advanced rectal cancer who underwent a ...
Urano Misugi M Department of Radiology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kawasumi 1, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 467-8601, Japan, - - 2014
In breast-conserving surgery (BCS), image-guided marking of the tumor border is important for preventing local recurrence and achieving a good cosmetic outcome. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of multi-detector row computed tomography (MDCT)-guided marking technique before BCS in patients in whom ultrasound (US)-guided marking was ...
Gemer Ofer O *Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Ben Gurion University of the Negev; †Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Tel Aviv University; ‡Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Ben Gurion University of the Negev; §Assaf Harofe Medical Center, Tzrifin, Tel Aviv University; ∥Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Hebrew University; ¶Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Tel Aviv University; #Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Tel Aviv University; **Hadassah Medical Center-Mt Scopus, Jerusalem, Hebrew University; ††Sharett Institute of Oncology, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Hebrew University; ‡‡Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Hebrew University; and §§Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Technion Institute, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether preoperative positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in patients with early-stage cervical carcinoma reduced the proportion of patients with metastatic lymph nodes identified after surgery. This is a multicenter case-control study of 599 patients with early cervical cancer who underwent radical hysterectomy ...
Nakajima Reiko R From the *Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, †Institute of Rheumatology, and ‡Department of Surgical Pathology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, - - 2014
We report the F-FDG PET/CT findings of an etanercept-induced sarcoidosis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. A 68-year-old woman with rheumatoid arthritis who had been treated with etanercept and methotrexate showed multiple lung nodules and hilar lymph node swellings on CT. She underwent FDG PET/CT for cancer screening. Intense FDG ...
Graziani Tiziano T From the *Service of Nuclear Medicine, Sant' Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy; †Section of Nuclear Medicine, Instituto Nacional do Câncer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; ‡Servicio de Medicina Nuclear, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain; §Department of Urology, Sant'Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna; and ∥Department of Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT Centre, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Rovigo, Italy; and ¶Department of Radiology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate of C-choline PET/CT in bladder cancer (BC) patients with suspected relapse after primary therapy. Twenty-five BC patients with surgery (21 [84%]) or radiotherapy (4 [16%]) with curative intent had PET/CT for suspicion of relapse. Mean TNM was T2b N0 M0 (range, T1a ...
Hoshikawa Hiroshi H Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750-1, Ikenobe, Miki-cho, Kita-gun, Kagawa, Japan, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the predictive potential of pre-treatment 3'-deoxy-3'-[18F]-fluorothymidine (FLT) uptake parameters for short-term outcome of primary head and neck squamous cell cancer (HNSCC) patients. A total of 32 patients undergoing pre-treatment FLT positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) from May 2010 to May 2013 were ...
Lawrence Edward M EM 1 Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Box 218, Level 5, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 0QQ - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to prospectively evaluate the value of diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) for the assessment of extracapsular extension (ECE) in patients with prostate cancer. SUBJECTS AND METHODS. Between November 2010 and April 2012, 40 patients with intermediate- to high-risk prostate cancer were prospectively recruited. MR images ...
Hoeffel Christine C Department of Radiology, hôpital Robert-Debré, CHU de Reims, rue du Général-Kœnig, 51100 Reims, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Recent advances in rectal cancer surgery and treatment as well as new developments in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique have led to extensive research in the field of preoperative imaging of rectal cancer and to an abundant literature. Pelvic MRI has indeed become an important part of the decision-making process ...
Chen Haojun H Department of Nuclear Medicine, Xiamen Cancer Center, the First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, - - 2014
The purpose of this work was to investigate the prognostic value of response analysis using early 3'-deoxy-3'-[(18)F]-fluorothymidine ((18)F-FLT) PET/CT in esophageal squamous cancer patients and make a comparison with [(18)F]-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) PET/CT. For 34 patients with esophageal squamous cell cancer, both (18)F-FLT PET/CT and (18)F-FDG PET/CT scans were performed at baseline ...
Schwarzenböck Sarah Marie SM Department of Nuclear Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, 81675, Munich, Germany, - - 2014
Carbon-11- and fluorine-18-labeled choline derivatives have been introduced as promising tracers for prostate cancer imaging. However, due to limited specificity and sensitivity, there is a need for new tracers with higher sensitivity and specificity for diagnosing prostate cancer to improve tracer uptake and enhance imaging contrast. The aim of this ...
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