MRI in stage I carcinoma of the uterine cervix: evaluation of residual uninvolved myometrium and pericervical tissues

A. Vanzulli, S. Sironi, A. Pellegrino, D. Ghio, F. Landoni, P. Perego, C. Mangioni, A. DelMaschio

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Abstract

The purpose of the present prospective study was, to determine the efficacy of MRI in predicting extracervical tumour invasion on the basis of the presence of a very thin (<3 mm) univolved cervical stromal ring. Forty-seven consecutive patients with uterine cervical carcinoma (FIGO stages Ib-IIa) were examined with axial and sagittal T2-weighted MRI sequences. Pathological proof after hysterectomy was obtained in all women. On he basis of the MRI visualisation of a thinned stroma (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)190-196
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Radiology
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1994

Keywords

  • MRI
  • Uterine neoplasms
  • Uterine neoplasms, staging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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