Rectal cancer protocol (MRI)

Pelvic MRI protocol for rectal cancer includes:

  • through tumour (always ensure planes are exactly perpendicular to the wall)
    • three-plane T2
    • axial T1
    • narrow field of view images to be included
  • overviews
    • axial T2FS
    • axial T1

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rID: 9441
Section: Physics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pelvic MRI protocol for assessment of rectal cancer
  • Pelvic MRI protocol : Rectal cancer

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    Figure 2: small field of view (FOV) axial T2 sequence
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    Figure 3: sagittal T1 C+ fat sat sequence
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