Radiol Med 2019 Feb 29;124(2):145-153. Epub 2018 Oct 29.
Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini, Radioterapia Oncologica ed Ematologia, Istituto di Radiologia, Fondazione Policlinico A. Gemelli IRCCS - Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Largo A. Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the variation of radiomics features, defined as "delta radiomics", in patients undergoing neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy (RCT) for rectal cancer treated with hybrid magnetic resonance (MR)-guided radiotherapy (MRgRT). The delta radiomics features were then correlated with clinical complete response (cCR) outcome, to investigate their predictive power. A total of 16 patients were enrolled, and 5 patients (31%) showed cCR at restaging examinations. Read More