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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lorenzen, S; Herrmann, K; Weber, WA; Wieder, H; Hennig, M; Ott, K; Bredenkamp, R; Peschel, C; Schwaiger, M; Lordick, F 
Title:
Visualisation of metastatic oesophageal and gastric cancer and prediction of clinical response to palliative chemotherapy using (18)FDG PET. 
Abstract:
AIM: This study assessed the value of (18)F-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) for visualisation and early metabolic response assessment in metastatic gastro-oesophageal cancer. PATIENTS, METHODS: Twenty-six patients who were treated for metastatic disease (20 adenocarcinomas, 6 squamous cell cancers) underwent FDG-PET before and two weeks after the onset of palliative chemotherapy with either oxaliplatin + 5-FU/LV or with docetaxel + capecitabine. PET results were validated acc...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nuklearmedizin 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
46 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
263-270 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0029-5566 
TUM Institution:
III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik