Assessment of human colorectal biopsies by 1H MRS: correlation with histopathology.


Samples (3 mm3) of histopathologically normal (n = 15) and carcinomatous tissue (n = 15) were obtained from colectomy specimens and examined by 1H MRS. A combination of one- and two-dimensional spectra, obtained with appropriate acquisition and processing parameters, provide multiple diagnostic parameters allowing the distinction between normal and… (More)