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Quantitative assessment of tumour response to therapy by diagnostic ultrasound

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Chemotherapy forms the mainstay of treatment for patients with liver tumours, which has a number of significant side effects. Treatment response is often assessed some time after commencement of treatment. A quantitative method to detect early liver tumour response to chemotherapy would be beneficial to facilitate termination of ineffective treatment and to minimise unnecessary side effects. This thesis investigated firstly whether fractal analysis of contrast enhanced computed tomog...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Role:
Supervisor
Department:
Nuffield Department of Surgery
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Examiner
Department:
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Role:
Examiner
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2016-03-16

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