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Can multiparametric MRI and FDG-PET predict outcome in diffuse brainstem glioma? A report from a prospective phase-II study.

Authors
  • Goda, Jayant S
  • Dutta, Debnarayan
  • Raut, Nirmal
  • Juvekar, Shashikant L
  • Purandare, Nilendu
  • Rangarajan, Venkatesh
  • Arora, Brijesh
  • Gupta, Tejpal
  • Kurkure, Purna
  • Jalali, Rakesh
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Publisher
S. Karger AG
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
49
Issue
5
Pages
274–281
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000366167
PMID: 25277867
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Cumulative RPI was able to classify tumours into different grades and predicted clinical outcome. At baseline, MR hyperperfusion indicated a shorter survival for DIPG patients. Sensitivity and specificity of imaging modalities to detect low-grade gliomas were poor.

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