The challenge in identification of early lamina propria invasion (25) could lead to understaging
of T1 disease, whereas misinterpretation of muscularis propria with muscularis mucosa would lead to overstaging towards muscle-invasive disease.
Isolated solitary ducts (naked ducts) in adipose tissue: a specific but underappreciated finding of pancreatic adenocarcinoma and one of the potential reasons of understaging
and high recurrence rate.
The observation implied that preoperative unfavorable numbers of CTM in peripheral blood might reflect the aggressiveness of tumor or the understaging
of PDCA by the current staging modality.
Of the patients who achieved cT0 after NC, 7 (33%) had evidence of residual disease within the resected specimen at PC, which is close to 30% of understaging
with TURBT alone reported by our institution's Herr and Scher study .
An algorithm was used to automatically calculate endometriosis severity ranging from minimal to severe (stage 1-4) to avoid bidirectional (over-and understaging
severity) errors associated with clinical reporting (Buchweitz et al.
WASHINGTON -- A retrospective look at the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database indicates that too few nodes are being evaluated in some patients with pancreatic cancer, which may result in understaging
The lower rates of axillary dissection in this group lead to understaging
of the disease, inadequate treatment, and poorer outcomes, he added.
Ultrasound and MRI appear to be more accurate than mammography but still have significant rates of overstaging and understaging
The relative sparing of the regional cartilage in combination with minimal mucosal abnormalities may hinder early diagnosis and result in the understaging
of clinically advanced disease.
Based on data from the American Cancer Society National Prostate Cancer Detection Project adjusted for clinical understaging
, the prostate cancer prevalence in an asymptomatic screening population was found to be 2.
Accuracy of preoperative endorectal coil magnetic resonance imaging in detecting clinical understaging
of localized prostate cancer.
WAIKOLOA VILLAGE, HAWAII -- Inadequate surgical staging of ovarian cancer, which usually leads to understaging
, remains a widespread problem, maintained Dr.