Comparison of <sup>18</sup>F-FDG PET/CT and DW-MRI in assessment of neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy response in locally advanced rectal cancer patients.


Uslu-Beşli L. , Mermut Ö., Yardimci A. H. , Gündoğan C., Gürsu R. U. , Çermik T. F.

Revista espanola de medicina nuclear e imagen molecular, vol.40, pp.19-29, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.remn.2020.02.003
  • Title of Journal : Revista espanola de medicina nuclear e imagen molecular
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-29
  • Keywords: Rectal neoplasms, Fluorodeoxyglucose F-18, Positron emission tomography computed tomography, Diffusion magnetic resonance imaging, FDG-PET/CT, PATHOLOGICAL RESPONSE, EARLY PREDICTION, RADIOTHERAPY, THERAPY, CHEMORADIOTHERAPY, MANAGEMENT

Abstract

Objective: Our aim is to evaluate if different metabolic parameters obtained by F-18-FDG PET/CT and diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) can aid in neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy (RCT) response assessment in locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) patients.