[Computed tomographic and nuclear spin tomographic diagnosis of brain tumors using conventional and paramagnetic contrast media].


52 patients with cerebral tumours were examined by both CT and MR. Contrast media containing iodine were used in CT, whereas in MR a paramagnetic contrast medium (gadolinium-DTPA) was applied by IV injection. A comparison of CT and MR findings showed that with both methods it was often not possible to achieve sufficient visualization and delineation of… (More)