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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Wieder, HA; Herrmann, K; Ott, K; Krause, BJ 
Title:
[18F-FDG-PET in therapy response of esophageal cancer] 
Abstract:
PET imaging with the glucose analog fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET) has been evaluated in several studies to monitor tumor response in patients undergoing chemo- and radiotherapy. The clinical value of FDG-PET for differentiation of residual tumor and therapy induced fibrosis has been documented for esophageal cancer. Furthermore, there are now several reports suggesting that quantitative assessment of therapy induced changes in tumor FDG-uptake may allow prediction of tumor response and patient ou...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Radiologe 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
47 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
110-4 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0033-832X 
TUM Institution:
ntgendiagnostik; Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik