Implantation of brain tumors with Cf-252. Use of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging to guide insertion and evaluate response.

  title={Implantation of brain tumors with Cf-252. Use of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging to guide insertion and evaluate response.},
  author={Yosh Maruyama and Hong W. Chin and Anne B. Young and P. C. Wang and Phillip A. Tibbs and Joseph L. Beach and Sidney Goldstein},
  volume={152 1},
Magnetic resonance imaging (MR) was evaluated as a guide to planning and follow-up of Cf-252 neutron brachytherapy in 8 patients with malignant glioma of the cerebral hemispheres. A combination of sagittal, transverse, and coronal views allowed three-dimensional assessment of the dimensions and extent of tumor; by comparison, CT scans delineated the tumor less sharply, multiple views were not routinely obtained, and the reconstructed sagittal images were inadequate. Both techniques were… 

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