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Table 3 Tumor invasions and distant metastases

From: Correlation of clinical staging and MRI staging for cervical cancer

Sites Clinical examination MRI finding
Vaginal invasion   
 No 2 (5.41%) 0 (0.00%)
 2/3 upper vagina 29 (78.38%) 20 (54.05%)
 1/3 lower vagina 6 (16.22%) 17 (45.95%)
Parametrial invasion   
 No 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
 Yes 37 (100.00%) 37 (100.00%)
Pelvic sidewall invasion   
 No 1 (2.70%) 13 (35.14%)
 Yes 36 (97.30%) 24 (64.86%)
Hydronephrosis   
 No 30 (81.08%) 29 (78.38%)
 Yes 7 (18.92%) 8 (21.62%)
Adjacent pelvic organ invasion   
 No 37 (100.00%) 29 (78.38%)
 Yes 0 (0.00%) 8 (21.62%)
Distant organ metastases   
 No 37 (100.00%) 34 (91.89%)
 Yes 0 (0.00%) 3 (8.11%)