Diffusion-weighted MRI in the body: applications and challenges in oncology.

@article{Koh2007DiffusionweightedMI,
  title={Diffusion-weighted MRI in the body: applications and challenges in oncology.},
  author={Dow-Mu Koh and David J. Collins},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2007},
  volume={188 6},
  pages={
          1622-35
        }
}
  • D. KohD. Collins
  • Published 1 June 2007
  • Medicine
  • AJR. American journal of roentgenology
OBJECTIVE In this article, we present the basic principles of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) that can aid radiologists in the qualitative and quantitative interpretation of DW images. However, a detailed discussion of the physics of DWI is beyond the scope of this article. A short discussion ensues on the technical aspects of performing DWI in the body. The emerging applications of DWI for tumor detection, tumor characterization, distinguishing tumor tissue from nontumor tissue, and… 

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