Genitourinary applications of diffusion-weighted MR imaging in the pelvis.

@article{Thoeny2012GenitourinaryAO,
  title={Genitourinary applications of diffusion-weighted MR imaging in the pelvis.},
  author={Harriet C. Thoeny and Rosemarie Forstner and Frederik de Keyzer},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={263 2},
  pages={326-42}
}
Diffusion-weighted (DW) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging has a large number of potential clinical applications in the female and male pelvis and can easily be added to any routine MR protocol. In the female pelvis, DW imaging allows improvement of staging in endometrial and cervical cancer, especially in locally advanced disease and in patients in whom contrast medium administration should be avoided. It can also be helpful in characterizing complex adnexal masses and in depicting recurrent… CONTINUE READING