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  • Imaging Features, and Correlations with Genomic and Clinical Data from the TCGA Ovarian Radiology Research Group

Ovarian Cancer (TCGA) CT Feature Analysis – 5/2/2014


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Image QA






Disqualification Criteria

  • Post operative
  • Insufficient Imaging Available
  • No contrast injected


Checking any of these boxes will disable the rest of the form.


Note: Markup must still be drawn before “Create Annotation” button will activate. 

Peritoneal Disease







  • Yes
  • No



Skip down  to Ascites question if “No”



  • Present
  • Absent
  • Question skipped automatically




Locations of peritoneal disease (other than omentum)

  • Gastrosplenic, gastrocolic, spleen, Left Upper Quadrant
  • Lesser sac
  • Liver / Right upper quadrant
  • Define-able mesenteric implant
  • Mesentery (including infiltration/tethering of the mesenteric root)
  • Paracolic gutters (left, right)
  • Pouch of Douglas
  • Question skipped automatically



Check boxes (select as many as apply)


Minimum number of answers = 0 to allow readers to skip this if none apply




Omental Implant

  • Yes
  • No
  • Question skipped automatically




Shape of omental disease

  • Predominantly diffuse
  • Predominantly nodular
  • Question skipped automatically

Diffuse: (ill-defined stranding and tethering along the mesentery and peritoneal/serosal surfaces without discrete nodular deposits)

Nodular:  (single or multiple well defined soft tissue nodules/caking in the peritoneal or serosal surfaces)


Skip If Omental Implant Cake is “no”.



  • Present
  • Absent




Ascites Size

  • Trace / small
  • Moderate / large
  • Question skipped automatically


Skip if ascites = absent







Pathological Lymph Node Presence

  • Yes
  • No

Present if SA dimension is above a cut-off below, or spiculated borders, or heterogeneous attenuation (other than fatty hilum), or nodal clustering.

}           Mediastinal– over 1.0 cm

         Internal mammary nodes -over 0.5 cm

}           Retroperitoneal - over 1 cm

}           Supradiaphragmatic - over 0.5 cm

}           Retrocrural - 0.5 cm

}           Porta hepatis/celiac axis/GH - over 1 cm

         Portocaval node - over 1.5 cm in short axis or no longer cigar-shaped.

}           Pelvic nodes - over 0.8

         Mesorectal and superior hemorrhoidal - over 0.5 cm

Inguinal nodes –over 1.5 cm

Skip to Distant Metastases section if “No”


Nodal stations

  • Thoracic (except retrocrural and supradiaphramgmatic)
  • Retrocrural
  • Supradiaphragmatic
  • Suprarenal retroperitoneal
  • Infrarenal retroperitoneal
  • Porta / Celiac / Gastrohepatic
  • Pelvic (Common / External / Internal iliac; Obturator)
  • Inguinal
  • Question skipped automatically


Check boxes (select as many as apply)


Distant Metastases







  • Yes
  • No


If “No” skip to Pleural Effusion



  • Yes
  • No
  • Question skipped automatically





  • Liver
  • Spleen
  • Lung
  • Pleura
  • Other
  • Question skipped automatically


Check boxes (select as many as apply)


Pleural Effusion













  • Small
  • Moderate
  • Large

Question skipped automatically


If “presence” is selected as No for presence then skip this question

Ovarian Mass







  • Right
  • Left
  • Bilateral
  • None





  • Present
  • Absent




Thick septations

  • Present
  • Absent




Internal Architecture

  • Predominantly Cystic
  • Predominantly Solid
  • Mixed





  • Measure the maximum mass diameter in the axial plane with the ruler tool.


Ruler measurement/coordinates are automatically captured upon submission of scores.