Several protocols exist for assessment of various pelvic pathology. One method adopted for optimum assessment for anal cancer is (Auckland-New Zealand)
Overview: whole pelvis
- T1 +/- T2FS
Fine 3 mm slices through region of concern (e.g. anal canal region)
- axial T1
- 3 plane T2
- post contrast T1 fat saturated
Ensure imaging planes are perfectly perpendicular the mural wall for best assessment of the wall.