The role of MRI with diffusion-weighted imaging in restaging rectal cancers after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy


Bayram I., Bakir B., Kartal M., KUNDUZ E., Bayram O., Turkay R., ...More

SA JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.20, no.1, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4102/sajr.v20i1.967
  • Journal Name: SA JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: It is challenging to restage rectal cancer at MRI, in patients who have had neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. Objective: To investigate the accuracy of MRI with diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in the restaging of rectal cancer.