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RATIONALE: Imaging procedures, such as positron emission tomography or computed tomography, may help in detecting differences between Hodgkin lymphoma or diffuse large B-cell lymphoma cancer cells. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying positron emission tomogaphy and computed tomography in determining differences in Hodgkin lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
I. Assess the feasibility of detection and quantification of differences in the temporal and spatial distribution of FDG uptake between lesions of HL and DLBCL.
Patients undergo fludeoxyglucose F18 (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography scans 60 and 180 minutes after FDG administration.
After completion of study, patients are followed for 24 hours.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Fludeoxyglucose F18, Computed Tomography, Positron emission tomography
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:20-0400
Positron Emission Tomography Using Fludeoxyglucose F 18 in Predicting Response to Treatment in Patients Who Are Receiving Rituximab and Combination Chemotherapy for Newly Diagnosed Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
RATIONALE: Diagnostic procedures, such as positron emission tomography (PET) using fludeoxyglucose F 18, may help in learning how well chemotherapy works to kill cancer cells and allow doc...
Rationale: Diagnostic procedures, such as positron emission tomography (PET) using fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), may help determine response to standard cancer therapy in patients with cervic...
RATIONALE: Imaging procedures such as positron emission tomography may improve the ability to detect the extent of cancer and allow doctors to plan more effective treatment for patients wh...
RATIONALE: Imaging procedures such as positron emission tomography may improve the ability to determine the stage of esophageal cancer. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying how well f...
This phase II trial studies how well positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) and single positron emission computed tomography (SPECT)/CT imaging works in improving radi...
11C-Methionine Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Versus 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in Evaluation of Residual or Recurrent World Health Organization Grades II and III Meningioma After Treatment.
The aim of this study was to determine the assessment of positron emission tomography-computed tomography using C-methionine (MET PET/CT) for World Health Organization (WHO) grades II and III meningio...
Dual-Energy Computed Tomography-Based Iodine Quantitation for Response Evaluation of Lung Cancers to Chemoradiotherapy/Radiotherapy: A Comparison With Fluorine-18 Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography-Based Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Response Evaluation Criterion in Solid Tumors.
The objective of this study was to investigate the correlation between dual-energy computed tomography (DECT)-based iodine quantitation and fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (F-FDG) positron emission tom...
Plasmablastic lymphoma (PBL) is a rare variant of diffuse large B cell lymphomas (DLBCL) clinically characterized by a poorer prognostic. Few clinical and imaging data are available and derived from p...
Peripheral T cell lymphoma not otherwise specified (PTCL-NOS) is a rare entity of lymphoma. We herein report an even rarer case of a 68-year-old male with PTCL-NOS presenting as an endobronchial lesio...
To prospectively evaluate the use of F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (F-FDG-PET/CT) in the definition of the treatment response after primary treatment of advance...
An imaging technique using compounds labelled with short-lived positron-emitting radionuclides (such as carbon-11, nitrogen-13, oxygen-15 and fluorine-18) to measure cell metabolism. It has been useful in study of soft tissues such as CANCER; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; and brain. SINGLE-PHOTON EMISSION-COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY is closely related to positron emission tomography, but uses isotopes with longer half-lives and resolution is lower.
An imaging technique that combines a POSITRON-EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY (PET) scanner and a CT X RAY scanner. This establishes a precise anatomic localization in the same session.
An imaging technique using a device which combines TOMOGRAPHY, EMISSION-COMPUTED, SINGLE-PHOTON and TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY COMPUTED in the same session.
A method of computed tomography that uses radionuclides which emit a single photon of a given energy. The camera is rotated 180 or 360 degrees around the patient to capture images at multiple positions along the arc. The computer is then used to reconstruct the transaxial, sagittal, and coronal images from the 3-dimensional distribution of radionuclides in the organ. The advantages of SPECT are that it can be used to observe biochemical and physiological processes as well as size and volume of the organ. The disadvantage is that, unlike positron-emission tomography where the positron-electron annihilation results in the emission of 2 photons at 180 degrees from each other, SPECT requires physical collimation to line up the photons, which results in the loss of many available photons and hence degrades the image.
Tomography using radioactive emissions from injected RADIONUCLIDES and computer ALGORITHMS to reconstruct an image.
Hodgkin Lymphoma is a disorder caused by malignant proliferation of lymphocytes, which contain characteristic mirror-image nuclei (Reed-Sternburg cells). The resulting lymphadenopathy can be limited to a single lymph node region (Stage 1) or spread...