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Pearls and pitfalls in MRI of gynecologic malignancy with diffusion-weighted technique.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23345345     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Developments in MRI techniques have increased the role of MRI in assessment of the pelvis in women. The aims of this review are a short overview of pelvic MRI with an emphasis on diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) and presentation of a practical approach that includes the pearls and pitfalls of DWI.
CONCLUSION: DWI provides indispensable information in the evaluation of gynecologic malignancies. Prudent application of this technique requires knowledge of the optimal protocols and pitfalls in interpretation.
Authors:
Stephanie Nougaret; Sree Harsha Tirumani; Helen Addley; Himanshu Pandey; Evis Sala; Caroline Reinhold
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  200     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-24     Completed Date:  2013-04-04     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-76     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. stephanienougaret@free.fr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biopsy
Contrast Media / diagnostic use
Diagnosis, Differential
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Female
Genital Neoplasms, Female / diagnosis*
Humans
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media

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