Matthias Feichtinger, Mauro Pau, Wolfgang Zemann, Reingard Maria Aigner, Hans Kärcher
Abstract:Local recurrent of disease in advanced carcinomas of the head and neck is strongly correlated with the presence of positive or close resection margins after operative treatment. The purpose of this study is to present a new method of assessing resection margins intraoperatively using image-guided surgery based on positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) image fusion. In 6 patients who underwent surgical treatment of head and neck stage for T4a-T4b carcinomas PET/CT image fusion was done on the…
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