1372.1 MRI for patients with colorectal carcinoma (CRC) with suspected hepatic metastases or patients with suspected hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) for the purposes of staging

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Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to image the liver. MRI utilises strong, uniform magnetic fields to investigate the anatomy, perfusion, tissue characterisation and function of different organs and systems within the human body.

Description of Medical Condition

Colorectal carcinoma (CRC) with suspected liver malignancy requiring characterisation, or suspected hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type

Investigative medical service

Previous Application Number


Associated Documentation

Application Form

1372.1 Application Form (PDF 257 KB)
1372.1 Application Form (Word 551 KB)

PICO Confirmation

PICO Confirmation (Word 866 KB)
PICO Confirmation (PDF 1119 KB)

Assessment Report


Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document (PDF 285 KB)
Public Summary Document (Word 100 KB)

Meetings for this Application


12 April 2017


8-9 February 2018


28-29 March 2018