CT evaluation of locally advanced carcinoma of the distal colon and rectum.

@article{Meyer1983CTEO,
  title={CT evaluation of locally advanced carcinoma of the distal colon and rectum.},
  author={Jack E. Meyer and Daniel E Dosoretz and Leonard L. Gunderson and Paul S Stark and Daniel B. Kopans},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  year={1983},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={265-7}
}
Computed tomography (CT) correctly identified extraluminal extension in carcinoma of the rectum and distal sigmoid in 20 patients who were deemed clinically inoperable because of tumor fixation. All patients received preoperative radiation therapy and subsequent surgical resection of the tumor. The findings at surgery corroborated the presence and location… CONTINUE READING