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Applying Advanced Imaging Techniques to a Murine Model of Orthotopic Osteosarcoma.

Broadhead ML, Lokmic Z, Tan ML, Stevenson A, Binns DS, Cullinane C, Hicks RJ, Choong PF, Myers DE - Front Surg (2015)

Bottom Line: Treatment agent [pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF)] was delivered to the peritoneal cavity.Primary tumors and metastases were evaluated by in vivo bioluminescent assays, micro-computed tomography, [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET. [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET was more sensitive than [(18)F]-FDG-PET for detecting early disease.Both [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET showed progressive disease in the model, with fourfold and twofold increases in standardized uptake value (p < 0.05) by the study endpoint, respectively.

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Affiliation: Department of Surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, University of Melbourne , Fitzroy, VIC , Australia.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Reliable animal models are required to evaluate novel treatments for osteosarcoma. In this study, the aim was to implement advanced imaging techniques in a murine model of orthotopic osteosarcoma to improve disease modeling and the assessment of primary and metastatic disease.

Materials and methods: Intra-tibial injection of luciferase-tagged OPGR80 murine osteosarcoma cells was performed in Balb/c nude mice. Treatment agent [pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF)] was delivered to the peritoneal cavity. Primary tumors and metastases were evaluated by in vivo bioluminescent assays, micro-computed tomography, [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET.

Results: [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET was more sensitive than [(18)F]-FDG-PET for detecting early disease. Both [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET showed progressive disease in the model, with fourfold and twofold increases in standardized uptake value (p < 0.05) by the study endpoint, respectively. In vivo bioluminescent assay showed that systemically delivered PEDF inhibited growth of primary osteosarcoma.

Discussion: Application of [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET to an established murine model of orthotopic osteosarcoma has improved the assessment of disease. The use of targeted imaging should prove beneficial for the evaluation of new approaches to osteosarcoma therapy.

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In vitro bioluminescent assay. Luciferase expression by the OPGR80 cell line was confirmed by in vitro bioluminescent assay prior to in vitro use.
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Figure 2: In vitro bioluminescent assay. Luciferase expression by the OPGR80 cell line was confirmed by in vitro bioluminescent assay prior to in vitro use.

Mentions: Prior to intra-tibial injection, the luciferase expression by the OPGR80 cell line was determined. All seeded wells were seen to contain luciferase-expressing cells on bioluminescent assay. All concentrations of OPGR80 cells seeded were statistically distinguishable from the control wells and each other (p < 0.0001) (Figure 2).


Applying Advanced Imaging Techniques to a Murine Model of Orthotopic Osteosarcoma.

Broadhead ML, Lokmic Z, Tan ML, Stevenson A, Binns DS, Cullinane C, Hicks RJ, Choong PF, Myers DE - Front Surg (2015)

In vitro bioluminescent assay. Luciferase expression by the OPGR80 cell line was confirmed by in vitro bioluminescent assay prior to in vitro use.
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Figure 2: In vitro bioluminescent assay. Luciferase expression by the OPGR80 cell line was confirmed by in vitro bioluminescent assay prior to in vitro use.
Mentions: Prior to intra-tibial injection, the luciferase expression by the OPGR80 cell line was determined. All seeded wells were seen to contain luciferase-expressing cells on bioluminescent assay. All concentrations of OPGR80 cells seeded were statistically distinguishable from the control wells and each other (p < 0.0001) (Figure 2).

Bottom Line: Treatment agent [pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF)] was delivered to the peritoneal cavity.Primary tumors and metastases were evaluated by in vivo bioluminescent assays, micro-computed tomography, [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET. [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET was more sensitive than [(18)F]-FDG-PET for detecting early disease.Both [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET showed progressive disease in the model, with fourfold and twofold increases in standardized uptake value (p < 0.05) by the study endpoint, respectively.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, University of Melbourne , Fitzroy, VIC , Australia.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Reliable animal models are required to evaluate novel treatments for osteosarcoma. In this study, the aim was to implement advanced imaging techniques in a murine model of orthotopic osteosarcoma to improve disease modeling and the assessment of primary and metastatic disease.

Materials and methods: Intra-tibial injection of luciferase-tagged OPGR80 murine osteosarcoma cells was performed in Balb/c nude mice. Treatment agent [pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF)] was delivered to the peritoneal cavity. Primary tumors and metastases were evaluated by in vivo bioluminescent assays, micro-computed tomography, [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET.

Results: [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET was more sensitive than [(18)F]-FDG-PET for detecting early disease. Both [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET showed progressive disease in the model, with fourfold and twofold increases in standardized uptake value (p < 0.05) by the study endpoint, respectively. In vivo bioluminescent assay showed that systemically delivered PEDF inhibited growth of primary osteosarcoma.

Discussion: Application of [(18)F]-Fluoride-PET and [(18)F]-FDG-PET to an established murine model of orthotopic osteosarcoma has improved the assessment of disease. The use of targeted imaging should prove beneficial for the evaluation of new approaches to osteosarcoma therapy.

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