[Quality indicators of diagnosis and therapy in MRI-based neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy for rectal cancer - interim analysis of a Prospective Multicentre Observational Study (OCUM)].

@article{Ruppert2013QualityIO,
  title={[Quality indicators of diagnosis and therapy in MRI-based neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy for rectal cancer - interim analysis of a Prospective Multicentre Observational Study (OCUM)].},
  author={Reinhard Ruppert and Henry Ptok and Joachim Strassburg and Christoph Andreas Maurer and T Junginger and Susanne Merkel and P. J. Hermanek},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie},
  year={2013},
  volume={138 6},
  pages={630-5}
}
BACKGROUND The interim analysis of a prospective multicentre observational study of selective neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (OCUM) in patients with rectal cancer should evaluate the quality of diagnosis and therapy as a prerequisite for continuation of the study. PATIENTS AND METHODS 230 patients with the clinical stage cT2 - 4, each cN, M0 with radical… CONTINUE READING