Accurate staging of gastric cancer is imperative for proper management. Preoperative contrast-enhanced CT of the thorax, abdomen, and pelvis is the recommended first-line imaging modality in all patients with confirmed gastric cancer to rule out metastases, per Li and colleagues. CT has been shown to effectively diagnose cancer invasion of the gastric wall and has an accuracy of 43%-83% for measuring the depth of tumor invasion.
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