Applicability of readout-segmented echoplanar diffusion weighted imaging for prostate MRI

  title={Applicability of readout-segmented echoplanar diffusion weighted imaging for prostate MRI},
  author={Susanne Hellms and Marcel Gutberlet and Matti Joonas Peperhove and Stefanie Pertschy and Christoph Henkenberens and Inga Peters and Frank K. Wacker and Katja Derlin},
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