Imaging Modalities

  • Antonella PetrilloEmail author
  • Roberta Fusco
  • Orlando Catalano
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


This chapter provides an overview of imaging modalities currently employed in assessing colorectal cancer (CRC) recurrence in the pelvis. Special emphasis is given to the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and its significance in planning an effective therapeutic strategy in the individual patient.


Magnetic Resonance Imaging Positron Emission Tomography Local Recurrence Positive Predictive Value Negative Predictive Value 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonella Petrillo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Roberta Fusco
  • Orlando Catalano
  1. 1.Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Radiant and Metabolic TherapyIstituto Nazionale Tumori - IRCCS Fondazione G. PascaleNaplesItaly

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