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Table 1 Tumour and lymph node volumes, hypoxic subvolumes

From: Effect of radiochemotherapy on T2* MRI in HNSCC and its relation to FMISO PET derived hypoxia and FDG PET

week GTV-T [ml] GTV-LN [ml] HSV-T [ml] HSV-LN [ml]
0 37 ± 22 16 ± 14 4 ± 7 2.1 ± 3.3
2 24 ± 15 14 ± 14 1 ± 2 0.8 ± 1.4
5 16 ± 11 7 ± 6 0.001 ± 0.004 0.19 ± 0.59
∆ 0–5 - 57% - 56% - 100% - 91%
  1. Mean volumes (± STD) for tumour (GTV-T), lymph nodes (GTV-LN) and hypoxic subvolumes delineated on FMISO-PET (HSV-T, HSV-LN) before (week 0) and during radiochemotherapy (week 2 and 5)