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Analysis of regional bone scan index measurements for the survival of patients with prostate cancer.

Kalderstam, Jonas LU ; Sadik, May ; Edenbrandt, Lars LU and Ohlsson, Mattias LU orcid (2014) In BMC Medical Imaging 14(1).
Abstract
A bone scan is a common method for monitoring bone metastases in patients with advanced prostate cancer. The Bone Scan Index (BSI) measures the tumor burden on the skeleton, expressed as a percentage of the total skeletal mass. Previous studies have shown that BSI is associated with survival of prostate cancer patients. The objective in this study was to investigate to what extent regional BSI measurements, as obtained by an automated method, can improve the survival analysis for advanced prostate cancer.
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1471-2342
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10.1186/1471-2342-14-24
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  url          = {https://lup.lub.lu.se/search/files/3109787/5268137.pdf},
  doi          = {10.1186/1471-2342-14-24},
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