Colour Doppler ultrasound predicts chemotherapy response, but not survival in paediatric osteosarcoma

@article{Bramer2004ColourDU,
  title={Colour Doppler ultrasound predicts chemotherapy response, but not survival in paediatric osteosarcoma},
  author={Jos A. M. Bramer and Feikje M. Gubler and Mario Maas and Hans Bras and Jan de Kraker and Jan W. van der Eijken and Gerard R. Schaap},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={614-619}
}
Background: Histological response to chemotherapy is an important prognostic factor in osteosarcoma, influencing therapeutic considerations. It would be advantageous to be able to assess chemotherapy response, and predict survival, prior to tumour resection. Colour Doppler US (CDUS) is non-invasive, non-demanding for the patient, and easy to plan. This makes the method especially suitable for children, who comprise the majority of patients. Objective: To establish the value of CDUS for pre… CONTINUE READING

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