Document Detail


New MR techniques in gynecologic cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23345344     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Functional MR techniques report on a variety of biologic features of tumors: dynamic contrast-enhanced, diffusion-weighted, and intrinsic susceptibility-weighted MRI and MR spectroscopy reflect, at a simplistic level, vascularity, cellularity, hypoxic status, and metabolism, respectively. This article reviews the evidence for each of the functional MR readouts to determine these clinical end points and thus influence the management of ovarian, endometrial, and cervical cancer.
CONCLUSION: These techniques may be implemented in gynecologic malignancies to detect, characterize, and stage tumors as well as potentially to predict the outcome and measure response to treatment.
Authors:
Jennie C Wakefield; Kate Downey; Stavroula Kyriazi; Nandita M deSouza
Related Documents :
9447444 - Discriminant analysis of brain imaging data identifies subjects with early alzheimer's ...
19914744 - Temporoparietal atrophy: a marker of ad pathology independent of clinical diagnosis.
17894374 - Beta-amyloid burden is not associated with rates of brain atrophy.
1592074 - Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging in alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia and ...
10353034 - Dose and image quality of electron-beam ct compared with spiral ct.
18274334 - Endovascular management of venous malformations.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  200     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-24     Completed Date:  2013-04-04     Revised Date:  2014-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Contrast Media / diagnostic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Genital Neoplasms, Female / diagnosis*,  pathology
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Neoplasm Staging
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
G0701533//Medical Research Council; G0802470//Medical Research Council
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 May;200(5):1174

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Job satisfaction of program directors in radiology: a survey of current program directors.
Next Document:  Pearls and pitfalls in MRI of gynecologic malignancy with diffusion-weighted technique.