The learning curve for endorectal ultrasonography in rectal cancer staging
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AbstractBackground Endorectal ultrasound (ERUS) is an emerging technique for preoperative rectal cancer staging. It is an operator-dependent examination with accuracy closely related to endosonographer experience. In this study, we prospectively analyzed our results of ERUS staging for rectal cancer, aiming to determine its accuracy and to define the learning curve of the procedure.
All Author(s) ListLi JCM, Liu SYW, Lo AWI, Hon SSF, Ng SSM, Lee JFY, Leung KL
Journal nameSurgical Endoscopy
Detailed descriptionPublished online.
Volume Number24
Issue Number12
PublisherSpringer Verlag (Germany)
Pages3054 - 3059
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsEndorectal ultrasonography; Learning curve; Rectal cancer
Web of Science Subject CategoriesSurgery; SURGERY

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