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Carbogen Breathing

Increases the oxygenation of tumors thereby enhancing the effect of radiation therapy.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
To test the prognostic potential of tumor R2* with respect to radiotherapeutic outcome. Blood oxygenation level dependent (BOLD… Expand
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2004
2004
Aim: To investigate a potential difference in ocular vascular reactivity during carbogen breathing in optic nerve head, choroid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
An MRI method is described for demonstrating improved oxygenation of human tumors and normal tissues during carbogen inhalation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Gradient recalled echo (GRE) images are sensitive to both paramagnetic deoxyhaemoglobin concentration (via T2*) and flow (via T1… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Pimonidazole binding was compared with oxygen electrode measurements and with measurements of the radiobiologically hypoxic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Tumor hypoxia and tumor cell repopulation are known factors determining radiation response. Accelerated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Gradient-recalled echo magnetic resonance imaging (GRE MRI), which gives information on blood flow and oxygenation changes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE Gradient-Recalled Echo (GRE) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), which detects changes in blood vessel deoxyhaemoglobin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
PURPOSE The response of tumors to radiotherapy can be enhanced if carbogen (95% O2, 5% CO2) is breathed. The timing of carbogen… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Tumour tissue oxygenation has been measured in man during carbogen breathing (95% O2, 5% CO2) using a commercially available… Expand
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