Blood Perfusion and Microenvironment of Human Tumors: Implications for Clinical Radiooncology

Blood Perfusion and Microenvironment of Human Tumors: Implications for Clinical Radiooncology

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540669944
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/28/2000
Series: Medical Radiology Series
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Morphological Aspects of Tumor Angiogenesis and Microcirculation; The Role of Microcirculation in the Treatment of Malignant Tumors: Facts and Fiction; Tumor Blood Flow; Clinical Investigations on Blood Perfusion in Human Tumors; Oxygenation of Human Tumors; The Prognostic Significance of Hypoxia in Cervical Cancer: A Radiobiological or Tumorbiological Phenomenon?; Changes in Tumor Oxygenation During Radiation Therapy; Misonidazole Labelling as a Marker of Cellular Hypoxia; Significance of Hemoglobin Concentration for Treatment Outcome; Tumor pH; Energy Status of Malignant Tumors in Patients and Experimental Animals; Therapeutic Significance of Microenvironmental Factors; Application of MR and PET for Investigation of Tumor Microenvironment; Modification of Blood Flow; Modification of Oxygen Supply; The Potential Benefit of Hypoxix Cytotoxins in Radio-Oncology; Subject Index; List of Contributors.

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