Noninvasive assessment of tumor microenvironment using dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and 18F- fluoromisonidazole positron emission tomography imaging in neck nodal metastases Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Cell Hypoxia
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Positron-Emission Tomography

abstract

  • This initial evaluation of the preliminary results support the hypothesis that in metastatic neck lymph nodes, hypoxic nodes are poorly perfused (i.e., have significantly lower K(trans) and k(ep) values) compared with nonhypoxic nodes.

publication date

  • August 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2888682

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.07.009

PubMed ID

  • 19906496

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1403

end page

  • 10

volume

  • 77

number

  • 5