Circumferential Resection Margin

Known as: CRM 
The distance between the radial extent of the tumor and the surgical incision used to excise the tumor. This distance is measured microscopically.
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
PURPOSE The prognostic relevance of preoperative high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) assessment of circumferential… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND This study examined the prognostic impact of the circumferential resection margin (CRM) in patients with rectal cancer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Intraoperative tumour perforation, positive tumour margins, wound complications and local recurrence are frequent… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE This study was designed to assess factors affecting rates of circumferential resection margin involvement after rectal… (More)
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2006
2006
AIM Our aim was to assess the effect on survival of circumferential resection margin (CRM) involvement in patients with resected… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The aim of the present study was to conduct a meta-analysis of English literature on the accuracy of preoperative imaging in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE Circumferential resection margin (CRM) involvement is a prognostic factor for local recurrence in rectal cancer. In a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To analyze the potential variability in rates of circumferential resection margin (CRM) involvement between different… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Despite improved surgical treatment strategies for rectal cancer, 5-15% of all patients will develop local recurrences. After… (More)
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1993
1993
This study examined the influence of tumour involvement of the circumferential resection margin on subsequent local recurrence… (More)
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