Apparent diffusion coefficient as an MR imaging biomarker of low-risk ductal carcinoma in situ: a pilot study.

@article{Iima2011ApparentDC,
  title={Apparent diffusion coefficient as an MR imaging biomarker of low-risk ductal carcinoma in situ: a pilot study.},
  author={Mami Iima and Denis Le Bihan and Ryosuke Okumura and T Okada and Koji Fujimoto and Shotaro Kanao and Shiro Tanaka and Masakazu Fujimoto and Hiromi Sakashita and Kaori Togashi},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={260 2},
  pages={364-72}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the potential of apparent diffusion coefficients (ADCs) obtained at quantitative diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the breast as a biomarker of low-grade ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study was approved by an institutional review board, and the requirement to obtain informed consent was waived. Twenty-two women (age range, 36-75 years; mean age, 56.4 years) with pure DCIS (seven with low-grade DCIS, five with… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 extracted citations

Review of Electromagnetic Techniques for Breast Cancer Detection

IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering • 2011
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

DWI in the Assessment of Breast Lesions.

Topics in magnetic resonance imaging : TMRI • 2017
View 1 Excerpt

MR Imaging: Future Imaging Techniques.

Radiologic clinics of North America • 2017
View 1 Excerpt

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 42 references

Differ - ential diagnosis of mammographically and clinically occult breast lesions on diffusion - weighted MRI

VL Ernster, R Ballard-Barbash, WE Barlow
J Magn Reson Imaging • 2010

Detecting breast cancer with non-contrast MR imaging: combining diffusion-weighted and STIR imaging.

Magnetic resonance in medical sciences : MRMS : an official journal of Japan Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine • 2007

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…