A prospective trial of dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI perfusion and fluorine-18 FDG PET-CT in differentiating brain tumor progression from radiation injury after cranial irradiation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography
  • Radiation Injuries

abstract

  • Vpratio was the most effective metric for distinguishing progression from radiation injury. Adding K(trans) ratio to Vpratio further improved accuracy. DCE-MRI is an effective imaging technique for evaluating nonspecific enhancing intracranial lesions after RT.

publication date

  • June 10, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4864262

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/neuonc/nov301

PubMed ID

  • 26688076

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 873

end page

  • 80

volume

  • 18

number

  • 6