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UTILIDAD DE LA RESONANCIA MAGNéTICA CON ENDOCOIL EN LA ETAPIFICACION Y PLANEAMIENTO DEL TRATAMIENTO DEL CANCER RECTAL

DOI: 10.4067/S0717-93082007000200003

Keywords: endocoil, magnetic resonance, rectal cancer, staging.

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the rectal cancer has a different therapeutic approach due to its special anatomical location. therefore, the surgical technique today it has been standardized and implay the total resection of the mesorectum to remove not just the rectal wall and the cancer but also all the fat around it and then the surgical plane is given by the mrf. to apply this technique and to know the use of co adjuvant pre surgical treatment the role of the mri is essential because it is necessary to the exact extension of the tumor between the mesorectum and beyond the mrf. this excellence in the imaging quality it has been achieved with the use of the endorectal coil, which allows defining the all mesorectum, including the mrf, which will give the surgical plane, the preservation of the anal sphincter and the need of pre surgical treatment. from the information given by mri the survival and recurrence rate of the rectal cancer, could be established

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