[Functional MRI of transplanted kidneys using diffusion-weighted imaging].

  title={[Functional MRI of transplanted kidneys using diffusion-weighted imaging].},
  author={Dirk Blondin and Rotem Shlomo Lanzman and Chantal Mathys and Dirk Grotemeyer and Adina Voiculescu and Wilhelm Sandmann and L C Rump and Ulrich M{\"o}dder and Hans-J{\"o}rg Wittsack},
  journal={RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin},
  volume={181 12},
PURPOSE Contrast-enhanced MRI is considered problematic in renal allograft recipients due to the association of gadolinium administration and the development of NSF. Therefore, we assessed the clinical value of mono- and biexponential analysis of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 32 patients were divided into four groups: (a) patients with stable function of renal allograft for at least 6 months, (b) patients with acute deterioration of allograft function… CONTINUE READING

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