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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 6069
Country of Manuscript Source Switzerland
Received
2013-10-01 18:33
Peer-Review Started
2013-10-01 20:25
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2013-10-22 16:18
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2013-10-23 19:33
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2013-11-06 17:56
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2013-11-18 20:56
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Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2013-11-19 12:07
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2013-12-11 08:42
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2013-12-18 10:00
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Category Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
Manuscript Type Topic Highlights
Article Title Colorectal cancer: Current imaging methods and future perspectives for the diagnosis, staging and therapeutic response evaluation
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Maka Kekelidze, Luigia D'Errico, Michele Pansini, Anthony Tyndall and Joachim Hohmann
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Corresponding author Maka Kekelidze, MD, PhD, Clinic of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland. maka.kekelidze@usb.ch
Keywords Colorectal cancer; Imaging; Staging; Computed tomography; Magnetic resonance imaging; Diffusion weighted imaging; Contrast enhanced ultrasound
Core Tip This state-of-the-art review article covers current and future contribution of various imaging modalities in the diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Primary local staging, metastatic spread, restaging and posttreatment response evaluation are discussed in depth using emerging techniques such as virtual computed tomography (CT) colonoscopy, endorectal ultrasound and positron emission tomography/CT. The role and indications of more recently developed techniques as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with diffusion weighted images and hepatobiliary contrast materials are evaluated. The challenges and evolving role of functional imaging with MRI spectroscopy and hepatic transit time analysis using MRI and contrast enhanced ultrasound in the detection of liver metastases are also covered.
Publish Date 2013-12-18 10:00
Citation Kekelidze M, D’Errico L, Pansini M, Tyndall A, Hohmann J. Colorectal cancer: Current imaging methods and future perspectives for the diagnosis, staging and therapeutic response evaluation. World J Gastroenterol 2013; 19(46): 8502-8514
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v19/i46/8502.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v19.i46.8502
Full Article (PDF) WJG-19-8502.pdf
Manuscript File 6069-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 6069-Answering reviewers.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 6069-Copyright assignment.pdf
Peer-review Report 6069-Peer review(s).pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 6069-Scientific editor work list.doc