Preoperative staging of rectal cancer with MR Imaging: correlation with surgical and histopathologic findings.

@article{Iafrate2006PreoperativeSO,
  title={Preoperative staging of rectal cancer with MR Imaging: correlation with surgical and histopathologic findings.},
  author={Franco Iafrate and Andrea Laghi and Pasquale Paolantonio and Marco Rengo and Paolo Mercantini and Mario Ferri and Vincenzo Ziparo and Roberto Passariello},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={701-14}
}
Rectal cancer is a common malignancy that continues to have a highly variable outcome, with local pelvic recurrence after surgical resection usually leading to incurable disease. The success of tumor excision depends largely upon accurate tumor staging and appropriate surgical technique, although the results of recent surgical trials indicate that evaluation of the involvement of the mesorectal fat and mesorectal fascia is even more important than T staging for treatment planning. Magnetic… CONTINUE READING

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