Whole-tumor perfusion CT in patients with advanced lung adenocarcinoma treated with conventional and antiangiogenetic chemotherapy: initial experience.

@article{Fraioli2011WholetumorPC,
  title={Whole-tumor perfusion CT in patients with advanced lung adenocarcinoma treated with conventional and antiangiogenetic chemotherapy: initial experience.},
  author={Francesco M Fraioli and Michele Anzidei and Fulvio Zaccagna and Maria Luisa Mennini and Goffredo Serra and Bruno Gori and Flavia Longo and Carlo Catalano and Roberto Passariello},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={259 2},
  pages={574-82}
}
PURPOSE To determine whether wide-volume perfusion computed tomography (CT) performed with a new generation scanner can allow evaluation of the effects of chemotherapy combined with antiangiogenetic treatment on the whole tumor mass in patients with locally advanced lung adenocarcinoma and to determine if changes in CT numbers correlate with the response to therapy as assessed by conventional response evaluation criteria in solid tumors (RECIST). MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-five patients with… CONTINUE READING

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