Evaluation of lateral pelvic nodes in patients with advanced rectal cancer

  • Kim J.-J. and Yu, J.-S. and Cho, E S and Kim, J H D
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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to discuss the importance of lateral pelvic lymph node metastasis as a predictor of local recurrence and survival in patients with advanced CONCLUSION. Prediction of lateral pelvic nodal staging on MRI shows high accuracy compared with the other imaging modalities. Diffusion-weighted MRI or 18F-FDG PET/CT may be helpful to assesses lateral pelvic lymph node metastasis. © American Roentgen Ray Society.

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  • Atrioventricular Node
  • Lateral pelvic node
  • Pelvic MRI
  • Rectal cancer

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  • D J and Chung Kim J.-J. and Yu, J.-S. and Cho, E S and Kim, J H

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