Findings and procedure details
LIMITS OF THE FIGO CLASSIFICATION • Clinical classification (Intravenous-urography,
rectoscopy…) • Does not include ganglionic extension • Poor correlation to surgical findings Stade IStade IIStade III Concordance68-80%25-55%10-50% 5-year survival95%65%41% ROLE OF IMAGING ü Tumor size ü Vaginal and stromal extension ü Extension to parametria ü Parietal extension ü Extension to rectum and bladder ü Ganglionic extension Imaging strategy to evaluate cervical cancer •MRIèall patients...
•It must be part of any initial assessment of cervical cancer because it plays a "key" role in: •guiding the therapeutic choices: –in particular by identifying,
with a strong VPN,
the patients without parametrial invasion,
candidates for surgery –by selecting patients at an early stage who can benefit from conservative fertility surgery (trachelectomy) •giving benchmarks for radiotherapy •identifying essential prognostic factors accurate assessment of tumor size,
evaluation of the ganglionic...
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