Published in Medical Imaging Week, August 6th, 2005
In a recent study, oncologists in the Netherlands used four-dimensional MSCT to "determine respiratory lung-tumor motion," and "compared this strategy to common clinical practice in conformal radiotherapy treatment-planning imaging."
"The entire lung volume of 10 consecutive patients with 14 lung metastases were scanned by a 16-slice MSCT," explained E.M. Leter and coauthors at Erasmus Medical Center. "During the scans, patients were instructed to breathe through a spirometer that was connected to a laptop...
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