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Armin Wiegering, Meik Kunz, Mohamed Hussein, Ingo Klein, Verena Wiegering, Friedrich Wilhelm Uthe, Ulrich A Dietz, Christian Jurowich, Thorsten Bley, Thomas Dandekar, Christoph-Thomas Germer, Christian Ritter
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Neoadjuvant therapy could improve oncological outcome of patients suffering from colon cancer. An accurate staging method is needed to define suitable patients. The aim of this retrospective study was to validate the value of CT for identifying patients with local advanced (T3/4) or nodal-positive colon cancer. METHODS AND MATERIAL: Preoperative abdominal CT scans of 210 patients with colon cancer were evaluated by two radiologists independently for the T stage and N stage...
August 2015: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
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