Role of dynamic perfusion magnetic resonance imaging in patients with local advanced rectal cancer
Davide Ippolito, Silvia Girolama Drago, Anna Pecorelli, Cesare Maino, Giulia Querques, Ilaria Mariani, Cammillo Talei Franzesi, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, H. S. Gerardo Monza, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza 20900, Italy
Sandro Sironi, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, University of Milano-Bicocca, Bergamo 20110, Italy
Author contributions: All authors equally contributed to this paper with conception and design of the study, literature review and analysis, drafting and critical revision and editing, and final approval of the final version.
Institutional review board statement: The study was ethically approved by the San Gerardo Hospital Ethics Committee.
Clinical trial registration statement: This study is registered at “San Gerardo Hospital” trial registry. The registration identification number is EP 15673/19.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was obtained from all patients.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors are aware of the content of the manuscript and have no conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: There are no additional data available.
CONSORT 2010 statement: The authors have read the CONSORT 2010 Statement, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the CONSORT 2010 Statement.
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Corresponding author: Davide Ippolito, MD, Adjunct Professor, Staff Physician, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, H. S. Gerardo Monza, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milano-Bicocca, Via Pergolesi 33, Monza 20900, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 14, 2020
Peer-review started: January 14, 2020
First decision: February 29, 2020
Revised: April 30, 2020
Accepted: May 13, 2020
Article in press: May 13, 2020
Published online: May 28, 2020