Superiority of deformable image co-registration in the integration of diagnostic positron emission tomography-computed tomography to the radiotherapy treatment planning pathway for oesophageal carcinoma

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Ward, G.; Ramasamy, S.; Sykes, J.R.; Prestwich, R.; Chowdhury, F.; Scarsbrook, A.; Murray, P.; Harris, K.; Crellin, A.; Hatfield, P.; Sebag-Montefiore, D.; Spezi, Emiliano; Crosby, T.; Radhakrishna, G.;
(2016)

Aims\ud To investigate the use of image co-registration in incorporating diagnostic positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) directly into the radiotherapy treatment planning pathway, and to describe the pattern of local recurrence relative to the PET-a... View more
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