Use of preoperative MR imaging in the management of endometrial carcinoma: cost analysis.


PURPOSE To compare the cost of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and its ability to direct the use of lymph node dissection with the cost and ability of conventional surgery for the staging of endometrial carcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Preoperative MR images of 25 patients who underwent hysterectomy for endometrial carcinoma were retrospectively evaluated… (More)