Abstract Archives of the RSNA, 2011
High-Resolution MR Imaging of Cervical Cancer
Presented in 2011
Certificate of Merit
Leonardo Pimentel Marcal MD, Presenter: Nothing to Disclose
Gaiane M. Rauch MD, PhD, Abstract Co-Author: Nothing to Disclose
Harmeet Kaur MD, Abstract Co-Author: Nothing to Disclose
Randy Devereux Ernst MD, Abstract Co-Author: Nothing to Disclose
1. To demonstrate the value of High Resolution MR Imaging of cervical cancer for assessment of parametrial extension, accurate tumor volume measurement, involvement of the internal cervical OS , vaginal invasion, adjacent organ invasion, and nodal metastases.
2. To discuss the role of High Resolution MR Imaging for treatment planning.
Review cervical anatomy of the cervix on High resolution MRI.
Discuss the imaging protocol and technique.
Illustrate the key elements that impact patient management and treatment options in cervical cancer: 1)Tumor volume and relationship to the internal cervical OS (hysterectomy versus fertility-sparing surgery). 2) Absence or presence of Parametrial invasion (surgery versus Chemoradiation). 3) vaginal invasion (brachytherapy) 4) Pelvic sidewall invasion 5) nodal metastasis
Our exhibit will demonstrate the value of High Resolution MRI of cervical cancer for the evaluation of parametrial invasion, tumor volume and relation to the internal cervical OS, vaginal extension, adjacent organ invasion and nodal metastasis. We will discuss the contribution of MRI for local staging of cervical cancer and its impact on patient management and treatment options.
High-Resolution MR Imaging of Cervical Cancer. Radiological Society of North America 2011 Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 26 - December 2, 2011 ,Chicago IL. http://archive.rsna.org/2011/11004542.html