Prognostic Value of Texture Analysis Based on Pretreatment DWI-Weighted MRI for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients Treated With Concurrent Chemo-Radiotherapy

Conclusions: The ADC 3D texture feature can be used as a useful biomarker to predict the survival of ESCC patients undergoing CRT. Combining ADC 3D texture features with conventional prognostic factors can generate reliable survival prediction models.
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research

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ConclusionsThe histogram parameters ofKtrans are useful in the assessment and prediction of the chemoradiotherapy response in patients with advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. DCE-MRI could serve as an adjunctive imaging technique for treatment planning.
Source: La Radiologia Medica - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 30 September 2019Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Chih-Wei Yu, Xin-Jia Chen, Yen-Heng Lin, Yao-Hui Tseng, Ching-Chu Lu, Bang-Bin Chen, Shwu-Yuan Wei, Jang-Ming Lee, Tiffany Ting-Fang ShihAbstractPurposeTo correlate the clinical stage and prognosis of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) using the imaging biomarkers from integrated positron emission tomography (PET)/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).MethodsIn total, 54 consecutive patients with oesophageal SCC who receive PET/MRI scan were recruited before treatment. The imaging biomarkers used were the mean and minimal ...
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Yikan Cheng1†, Yan Ma1†, Jian Zheng1†, Hua Deng2†, Xueqin Wang3,4, Yewei Li3,4, Xiaolin Pang1, Haiyang Chen1, Fang He1, Lei Wang5*, Jianping Wang5* and Xiangbo Wan1* 1Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Diseases, Department of Radiation Oncology, Guangdong Institute of Gastroenterology, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China 2Department of Radiation Oncology, Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, United States 3Department of Statistical Science, Southern China Center for Statistical Science, School of Mathe...
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Authors: Cong Q, Li G, Wang Y, Zhang S, Zhang H Abstract The aim of the present study was to assess the correlations between diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) features with the histologic differentiation and the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). A total of 52 patients with ESCC included in the present study received radiotherapy, and all patients underwent contrast enhanced MRI and DW-MRI prior to and following radiotherapy. The diffusion sensitivity coefficient (b value) was set as 800 s/mm2. Apparent diffusion coefficient (AD...
Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 January 2019Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Yan-li Chen, Rui Li, Tian-wu Chen, Jing Ou, Xiao-ming Zhang, Fan Chen, Lan Wu, Yu Jiang, Maxwell Laws, Kamran Shah, Bobby Joseph, Jiani HuAbstractObjectiveTo identify whether whole-tumour histogram analysis of pharmacokinetic parameters from dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) could predict T-stage and regional lymph node metastasis (LNM) of resectable oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).Materials and methodsForty-two consecutive patients with confirmed oesophageal SCC underwent thoracic DCE-MR...
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Image-guided IBT is a safe and effective treatment in patients with metastasized esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. PMID: 30479621 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J Contemp Brachytherapy Source Type: research
A 74-year-old man presenting with proptosis and orbital inflammation was found on magnetic resonance imaging to have a unilateral intraconal mass. Biopsy revealed a high-grade malignant tumor that was interpreted as squamous cell carcinoma. Positron emission tomography-computed tomography imaging subsequently identified a primary lesion in the esophagus. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma is a rare cause of orbital metastasis, with only 4 previously reported cases. The authors discuss an approach to orbital malignancies of obscure origin.
Source: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Case Reports Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: DCE-MRI parameters are valuable in predicting and assessing concurrent CRT response for advanced esophageal cancer. PMID: 30091709 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Diagn Interv Radiol Source Type: research
To evaluate the association between oesophageal tumour motion and tumour location using cine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Source: Clinical Radiology - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
Abstract Various studies have investigated laryngeal function and survival after induction chemotherapy in hypopharyngeal carcinoma, but potential factors to help predict response rates after induction chemotherapy remain unknown. This retro- spective study evaluated which factors are related to an ineffective response to two-cycle docetaxel, cisplatin, and 5-fluoro- uracil (TPF) induction chemotherapy in hypopharyngeal carcinoma to determine potential candidates for this treatment in clinical practice. From Jan 2005 to Dec 2015, 81 patients diagnosed with hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma based on a patholog...
Source: Neoplasma - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Neoplasma Source Type: research
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