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Research progress of intelligent image prediction of MGMT methylation status in high-grade glioma
ZHAO Huimin  ZHANG Hui 

Cite this article as: Zhao HM, Zhang H. Research progress of intelligent image prediction of MGMT methylation status in high-grade glioma[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(2): 130-132, 136. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.032.

[Abstract] Glioma is the most common primary malignant tumors in the brain. which is highly heterogeneous. Even if the classification is the same, sometimes the prognosis is significantly different. Genotyping can better explain the biological behavior of the tumor.Amongthem,O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) is closely related to the prognosis and treatment decisions of high-grade gliomas. It is an important DNA repair enzyme, which is not only associated with the development of glioma, but also with the sensitivity of alkylating agent chemotherapy and radiotherapy response. The methylation of the MGMT promoter will silence the transcriptional expression of MGMT, and is an important mechanism for the decrease of MGMT expression. In recent years, with the rapid advancement of science and technology, radiology has gradually developed towards the direction of artificial intelligence. The predictive performance of intelligent imaging on the methylation status of the MGMT promoter in high-grade gliomas was reviewed in this article.
[Keywords] high-grade glioma;O6-methylguanine methyltransferase;magnetic resonance imaging;intelligent imaging

ZHAO Huimin1   ZHANG Hui2*  

1 College of Medical Imaging, Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan 030001, China

2 Department of Radiology, the First Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan 030001, China

Zhang H, E-mail:

Conflicts of interest   None.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.81971593, U21A20386)
Received  2021-09-13
Accepted  2022-01-24
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.032
Cite this article as: Zhao HM, Zhang H. Research progress of intelligent image prediction of MGMT methylation status in high-grade glioma[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(2): 130-132, 136. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.02.032.

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