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Rectal cancer staging: Correlation between the evaluation with radial echoendoscope and rigid linear probe.

Authors
  • Colaiácovo, Rogério
  • Assef, Maurício Saab
  • Ganc, Ricardo Leite
  • Carbonari, Augusto Pincke Cruz
  • Silva, Flávio Amaro Oliveira Bitar
  • Bin, Fang Chia
  • Rossini, Lúcio Giovanni Baptista
Type
Published Article
Journal
Endoscopic ultrasound
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2014
Volume
3
Issue
3
Pages
161–166
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/2303-9027.138786
PMID: 25184122
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The agreement between methods for T staging was almost perfect, with a worse outcome for T2, but still with substantial agreement. The findings may indicate equivalence in the diagnostic value of both flexible and rigid devices. For lymph node staging, there was moderate agreement between the methods.

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