Magnetic Resonance Texture Analysis in Identifying Complete Pathological Response to Neoadjuvant Treatment in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer.

Published on Feb 1, 2019in Diseases of The Colon & Rectum3.991
· DOI :10.1097/DCR.0000000000001224
Medhat Aker2
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Balaji Ganeshan32
Estimated H-index: 32
(UCL: University College London)
+ 3 AuthorsTan Arulampalam12
Estimated H-index: 12
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Abstract
BACKGROUND:A certain proportion of patients with locally advanced rectal cancer experience complete response after undergoing neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. These patients might be suitable for a conservative “watch and wait” approach, avoiding high-morbidity surgery. Texture analysis is a new modal
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