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Computed tomography of mast cell tumors in dogs: Assessment before and after chemotherapy

Lorigados, CAB, Matera, JM, Coppi, AA, Macedo, TR, Ladd, FVL, De Souza, VAF and Pinto, ACBCF (2013) Computed tomography of mast cell tumors in dogs: Assessment before and after chemotherapy Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira, 33 (11). pp. 1349-1356.

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Abstract

Nineteen dogs with mast cell tumors treated with chemotherapy were evaluated by computed tomography (CT). Were evaluated aspects related to contours, attenuation, post-contrast enhancement and presence of cleavage with adjacent structures. The RECIST criteria and volumetric measurement of lesions were performed to assess the response to treatment. The mast cell tumors presented a homogeneous or heterogeneous attenuation, presented more frequently a well delineated and regular contours and moderate enhancement after intravenous administration of the iodinated contrast media. The methods RECIST and volumetric measurements showed an excellent agreement to the classification of therapeutic response, providing a good parameter of the response to treatment. The CT examination proved to be useful in the delimitation of the tumor and an important tool for planning of surgical margins.

Item Type: Article
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Lorigados, CABUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Matera, JMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Coppi, AAa.coppi@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Macedo, TRUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Ladd, FVLUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
De Souza, VAFUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Pinto, ACBCFUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 1 November 2013
Identification Number : https://doi.org/10.1590/S0100-736X2013001100011
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 10:12
Last Modified : 17 May 2017 14:48
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/826832

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