Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Prostate Cancer

@article{Manenti2007DiffusionTM,
  title={Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Prostate Cancer},
  author={G. Manenti and M. Carlani and S. Mancino and V. Colangelo and M. Di Roma and E. Squillaci and G. Simonetti},
  journal={Investigative Radiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={42},
  pages={412-419}
}
Purpose:To explore the feasibility of 3T magnetic resonance (MR) diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and fiber tracking (FT) in patients with prostate cancer. Materials and methods:Thirty consecutive patients (mean age, 62.5 years) with biopsy proven prostate cancer underwent 3T-MR imaging (MRI) and DTI using a 6-channel external phased-array coil before radical prostatectomy. Regions of interest of 14 pixels were defined in tumors and nonaffected areas in the peripheral zone (PZ) and central gland… Expand
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