MRI provides a high resolution depiction of the cervix, enabling accurate staging of cervical carcinoma.

Sample Epic Order (click image to enlarge)

Examples (click on images)

An example of cervical carcinoma.

References

  1. Vargas HA, Akin O, Zheng J, et al. The value of MR imaging when the site of uterine cancer origin is uncertain. Radiology 2011; 258:785-792.PubMed link
  2. Beddy P, Rangarajan RD, Sala E. Role of MRI in intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancer: what the radiologist needs to know. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2011; 196:W341-347.PubMed link
  3. Balleyguier C, Sala E, Da Cunha T, et al. Staging of uterine cervical cancer with MRI: guidelines of the European Society of Urogenital Radiology. Eur Radiol 2011; 21:1102-1110.PubMed link
  4. Zand KR, Reinhold C, Abe H, Maheshwari S, Mohamed A, Upegui D. Magnetic resonance imaging of the cervix. Cancer Imaging 2007; 7:69-76.PubMed link
  5. Hricak H, Gatsonis C, Coakley FV, et al. Early invasive cervical cancer: CT and MR imaging in preoperative evaluation - ACRIN/GOG comparative study of diagnostic performance and interobserver variability. Radiology 2007; 245:491-498.PubMed link
  6. Okamoto Y, Tanaka YO, Nishida M, Tsunoda H, Yoshikawa H, Itai Y. MR imaging of the uterine cervix: imaging-pathologic correlation. Radiographics 2003; 23:425-445; quiz 534-425.PubMed link
  7. Jeong YY, Kang HK, Chung TW, Seo JJ, Park JG. Uterine cervical carcinoma after therapy: CT and MR imaging findings. Radiographics 2003; 23:969-981; discussion 981.PubMed link
  8. Nicolet V, Carignan L, Bourdon F, Prosmanne O. MR imaging of cervical carcinoma: a practical staging approach. Radiographics 2000; 20:1539-1549.PubMed link

Last modified Sat, 8 Sep, 2012 at 11:39