MRI staging of colorectal cancer

"Colorectal cancer is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide and the fifth leading cause of cancer death in Colombia. MRIs are ideal for evaluating colorectal cancer, especially for screening, because they allow staging by determining the extent of any invasion beyond the muscularis and in...

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Autores Principales: Aluja Jaramillo F., Upegui Jiménez D.
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Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Asociacion Colombiana de Gastroenterologia 2016
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23029
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spelling ir-10336-230292021-01-21T08:25:20Z MRI staging of colorectal cancer Estadificación del cáncer colorrectal mediante resonancia magnética Aluja Jaramillo F. Upegui Jiménez D. Magnetic resonance imaging Neoplasms of the colon Rectal neoplasms Staging of neoplasms "Colorectal cancer is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide and the fifth leading cause of cancer death in Colombia. MRIs are ideal for evaluating colorectal cancer, especially for screening, because they allow staging by determining the extent of any invasion beyond the muscularis and into adjacent organs. This is key for identifying candidates for chemotherapy and/or preoperative radiation therapy and for planning surgical procedures. The key is differentiation between stages T2 and T3 by using T2 sequences with high resolution information. In addition, MRIs allow assessment of the size and morphology of the lymph nodes and greatly increases the specificity of detection of nodal involvement. Magnetic resonance imaging has high specificity and reproducibility. © 2016 Asociaciones Colombianas de Gastroenterología, Endoscopia digestiva, Coloproctología y Hepatología." 2016 2020-05-25T23:59:21Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 1209957 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23029 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Asociacion Colombiana de Gastroenterologia instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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language Inglés (English)
topic Magnetic resonance imaging
Neoplasms of the colon
Rectal neoplasms
Staging of neoplasms
spellingShingle Magnetic resonance imaging
Neoplasms of the colon
Rectal neoplasms
Staging of neoplasms
Aluja Jaramillo F.
Upegui Jiménez D.
MRI staging of colorectal cancer
description "Colorectal cancer is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide and the fifth leading cause of cancer death in Colombia. MRIs are ideal for evaluating colorectal cancer, especially for screening, because they allow staging by determining the extent of any invasion beyond the muscularis and into adjacent organs. This is key for identifying candidates for chemotherapy and/or preoperative radiation therapy and for planning surgical procedures. The key is differentiation between stages T2 and T3 by using T2 sequences with high resolution information. In addition, MRIs allow assessment of the size and morphology of the lymph nodes and greatly increases the specificity of detection of nodal involvement. Magnetic resonance imaging has high specificity and reproducibility. © 2016 Asociaciones Colombianas de Gastroenterología, Endoscopia digestiva, Coloproctología y Hepatología."
format Artículo (Article)
author Aluja Jaramillo F.
Upegui Jiménez D.
author_facet Aluja Jaramillo F.
Upegui Jiménez D.
author_sort Aluja Jaramillo F.
title MRI staging of colorectal cancer
title_short MRI staging of colorectal cancer
title_full MRI staging of colorectal cancer
title_fullStr MRI staging of colorectal cancer
title_full_unstemmed MRI staging of colorectal cancer
title_sort mri staging of colorectal cancer
publisher Asociacion Colombiana de Gastroenterologia
publishDate 2016
url https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23029
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