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Research Article

Evaluation of the Impact of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) on Gross Tumor Volume (GTV) Definition for Radiation Treatment Planning (RTP) of Inoperable High Grade Gliomas (HGGs)

Table 3

Selected series assessing target definition in HGGs with incorporation of MRI into RTP.

AuthorsStudy yearNumber of patients with HGGMean/median volume of GTV defined on CT only (cc)Mean/median volume of GTV defined on CT and MRI (cc)p

Weltens et al. [19]2001559.5 cc69.6 cc< 0.05

Datta et al. [20]20081650.72 cc62.350.044

Fiorentino et al. [21]20133036.48 cc52.440.0003

Current study2565.3 cc76.1 cc< 0.05

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