Radiologic assessment of rectosigmoid cancer before and after neoadjuvant radiation therapy: comparison between quantitation techniques.

@article{Luccichenti2005RadiologicAO,
  title={Radiologic assessment of rectosigmoid cancer before and after neoadjuvant radiation therapy: comparison between quantitation techniques.},
  author={G. Luccichenti and Filippo Cademartiri and Mario Sianesi and Luigi Roncoroni and Paolo Sergio Pavone and Gabriel P. Krestin},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2005},
  volume={184 2},
  pages={526-30}
}
OBJECTIVE Volumetric analysis was compared with conventional unidimensional measurements for follow-up of rectosigmoid cancer before and after radiation therapy. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Fifteen patients with rectosigmoid cancer underwent helical CT before and after neoadjuvant radiation therapy. The helical CT examination was performed after colon distention with air and IV administration of an antiperistaltic drug. Two scans were obtained: one with the patient in the supine position and the… CONTINUE READING