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AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jul;191(1):285-9. doi: 10.2214/AJR.07.2467.

Chemoembolization of hepatic metastases from ocular melanoma: assessment of response with contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted MRI.

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Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 N Caroline St., Rm. 3235A, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

The purpose of this study was to assess the utility of assessment of tumor size and enhancement with diffusion-weighted and conventional MRI in the evaluation of response to transarterial chemoembolization therapy for metastatic ocular melanoma.

CONCLUSION:

In patients with ocular melanoma and liver metastasis treated with transarterial chemoembolization, functional MRI showed significant changes in the lesions. These changes included a decrease in tumor enhancement and an increase in the apparent diffusion coefficient of the tumor, suggesting increasing tumor necrosis and cell death.

PMID:
18562760
DOI:
10.2214/AJR.07.2467
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