Diffusion kurtosis imaging of the liver at 3 Tesla: in vivo comparison to standard diffusion-weighted imaging

@article{Budjan2018DiffusionKI,
  title={Diffusion kurtosis imaging of the liver at 3 Tesla: in vivo comparison to standard diffusion-weighted imaging},
  author={J. Budjan and Elke Sauter and F. Zoellner and A. Lemke and Jens Wambsganss and S. Schoenberg and U. Attenberger},
  journal={Acta Radiologica},
  year={2018},
  volume={59},
  pages={18 - 25}
}
Background Functional techniques like diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) are gaining more and more importance in liver magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI) is an advanced technique that might help to overcome current limitations of DWI. Purpose To evaluate DKI for the differentiation of hepatic lesions in comparison to conventional DWI at 3 Tesla. Material and Methods Fifty-six consecutive patients were examined using a routine abdominal MR protocol at 3 Tesla which… Expand
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