(18)F-FDG PET-CT simulation for non-small-cell lung cancer: effect in patients already staged by PET-CT.

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(18)F-FDG PET-CT simulation for non-small-cell lung cancer: effect in patients already staged by PET-CT.

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  • Purpose: Positron Emission Tomography (Pet)
  • In Addition To Computed Tomography (Ct)
  • Has An Effect In Target Volume Definition For Radical Radiotherapy (Rt) For Non–Small-Cell Lung Canc
  • In Previously Pet-Ct Staged Patients With Nsclc
  • We Assessed The Effect Of Using An Additional Planning Pet-Ct Scan For Gross Tumor Volume (Gtv) Defi
  • Methods And Materials: A Total Of 28 Patients With Stage Ia-Iiib Nsclc Were Enrolled
  • All Patients Had Undergone Staging Pet-Ct To Ensure Suitability For Radical Rt
  • Of The 28 Patients
  • 14 Received Induction Chemotherapy
  • In Place Of A Rt Planning Ct Scan
  • Patients Underwent Scanning On A Pet-Ct Scanner
  • In A Virtual Planning Study
  • Four Oncologists Independently Delineated The Gtvon The Ct Scan Alone And Then On The Pet-Ctscan
  • Intraobserver And Interobserver Variability Were Assessed Using The Concordance Index (Ci)
  • And The Results Were Compared Using The Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test
  • Results: Pet-Ct Improved The Ci Between Observers When Defining The Gtvusing The Pet-Ct Images Compa
  • 57 For Ctand 0
  • 64 For Pet-Ct
  • The Median Of The Mean Percentage Of Volume Change From Gtvct To Gtvfused Was 5
  • 21% For The Induction Chemotherapy Group And 18
  • 88% For The Rt-Alone Group
  • Using The Mann-Whitney U Test
  • This Was Significantly Different (P =
  • Conclusion: Pet-Ct Rt Planning Scan
  • In Addition To A Staging Pet-Ct Scan
  • Reduces Interobserver Variability In Gtv Definition For Nsclc
  • The Gtv Size With Pet-Ct Compared With Ct In The Rt-Alone Group Increased And Was Reduced In The Ind

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