April 2013

Introduction

CT Perfusion in Nonsurgical Organ Preservation Therapy

Suresh Mukherji

Suresh Mukherji

CT perfusion provides the unique ability to noninvasively quantify the microvascular blood flow of tumors and normal tissues. CTP provides important information on the biologic response to nonsurgical organ preservation and has the potential to determine whether the tumor is properly responding … more »

Head & Neck

Perfusion CT in Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Sotirios Bisdas

Sotirios Bisdas

Malignancies in the head and neck and their nodal involvement often present in an advanced stage that reduces the chances for successful treatment and prolonged survival rates. Though clinical endoscopic examination is the cornerstone of therapeutic strategies, follow-up is hampered by unspecific … more »

Head & Neck

Correlation between Initial and Early Follow-Up CT Perfusion Parameters with Endoscopic Tumor Response in Patients with Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Oropharynx Treated with Organ-Preservation Therapy

Dheeraj Gandhi

Dheeraj Gandhi

Recent advances in anatomic imaging techniques have significantly improved our ability to assess the locoregional spread of head and neck cancers. While CT and MR imaging remain the gold standard for radiographic evaluation in mapping the extent of primary tumor and regional … more »