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Table 3 MRI outcomes

From: MRI response rate after short-course radiotherapy on rectal cancer in the elderly comorbid patient: results from a retrospective cohort study

 MRI pre-treatment (n = 33)MRI post-treatment (n = 33) p-value
cT stage< 0.001
 T004 (12.1)  
 T100  
 T25 (15.2)9 (27.3)  
 T3A/B11 (33.3)8 (24.2)  
 T3C/D7 (21.2)4 (12.1)  
 T4A6 (18.2)5 (15.2)  
 T4B4 (12.1)3 (9.1)  
cN stage   < 0.001
 N010 (30.3)25 (75.8)  
 N112 (36.4)5 (15.2)  
 N211 (33.3)3 (9.1)  
MRF involvement   0.12
 Yes17 (51.5)13 (39.4)  
 No16 (48.5)20 (60.6)  
mrTRG
 Grade 1 4 (12.1)  
 Grade 2 5 (15.2)  
 Grade 3 15 (45.5)  
 Grade 4 8 (24.2)  
 Grade 5 1 (3.0)  
  1. Data are n (%) if not otherwise specified
  2. cT Clinical tumor stage, cN Clinical nodal stage, MRF Mesorectal fascia, mrTRG Magnetic resonance tumour regression grade