Validation of FDG-PET Segmentation Tools for Tumor Delineation by Correlation of CT- and FDG-PET Volume Measurements With Histopathology of Nodal Metastases of Head and Neck Carcinomas.
Conditions
Head and Neck Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell - Head and Neck Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
FDG-PET segmentation tools, Head-and-neck cancer, Histological validation
Study Type
Observational
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
N/A
Intervention
Name: CT-FDG/PET scan of the head-and-neck region
Type: Other
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
Various methods of FDG-PET signal segmentation will be validated by correlation of histopathologically measured tumor dimensions in lymph node dissection specimens of head-and-neck cancer patients.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- All patients with N+ squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, planned for neck dissection.

- Age >18 years.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Pregnancy.

- Women breast feeding
Location
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
Status: Recruiting
Start Date
July 2008
Sponsors
Radboud University
Source
Radboud University
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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