Role of tumor size in the pre-operative management of rectal cancer patients

Zlobec, Inti and Minoo, Parham and Karamitopoulou, Eva and Peros, George and Patsouris, Efstratios S. and Lehmann, Frank and Lugli, Alessandro. (2010) Role of tumor size in the pre-operative management of rectal cancer patients. BMC gastroenterology, Vol. 10. p. 61.

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Clinical management of rectal cancer patients relies on pre-operative staging. Studies however continue to report moderate degrees of over/understaging as well as inter-observer variability. The aim of this study was to determine the sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of tumor size for predicting T and N stages in pre-operatively untreated rectal cancers.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Querschnittsfächer (Klinik) > Pathologie USB
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Querschnittsfächer (Klinik) > Pathologie USB
UniBasel Contributors:Lugli, Alessandro and Zlobec, Inti
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:BioMed Central
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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