Measurement of metabolic tumor volume: static versus dynamic FDG scans

Abstract

BACKGROUND Metabolic tumor volume assessment using positron-emission tomography [PET] may be of interest for both target volume definition in radiotherapy and monitoring response to therapy. It has been reported, however, that metabolic volumes derived from images of metabolic rate of glucose (generated using Patlak analysis) are smaller than those derived… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2191-219X-1-35

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