Billeddiagnostisk stadieinddeling af kolorektal cancer

Translated title of the contribution: Diagnostic imaging in staging of colorectal cancer

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Abstract

The main strength of MR is the ability to define the mesorectal facia. There is recent evidence suggesting that MR imaging can accurately predict the tumor-free circumferential resection margin before total mesorectal excision. However, the prediction of T stage is less accurate and more affected by the experience of the observer. Transrectal ultrasonography has proven useful for staging of rectal carcinoma. Computed tomography is one of the most useful imaging techniques for the evaluation of metastatic lesions in colorectal cancer.
Udgivelsesdato: 2005-Oct-31
Translated title of the contributionDiagnostic imaging in staging of colorectal cancer
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for læger
Volume167
Issue number44
Pages (from-to)4173-5
Number of pages2
ISSN0041-5782
Publication statusPublished - 31. Oct 2005

Keywords

  • Clinical Competence
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Humans
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Observer Variation
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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