High-Resolution Three-Dimensional Contrast-Enhanced Blood Oxygenation Level-Dependent Magnetic Resonance Venography of Brain Tumors at 3 Tesla: First Clinical Experience and Comparison with 1.5 Tesla

@article{Barth2003HighResolutionTC,
  title={High-Resolution Three-Dimensional Contrast-Enhanced Blood Oxygenation Level-Dependent Magnetic Resonance Venography of Brain Tumors at 3 Tesla: First Clinical Experience and Comparison with 1.5 Tesla},
  author={Markus Barth and I.-M. N{\"o}bauer-Huhmann and J{\"u}rgen R. Reichenbach and Vladim{\'i}r Mlyn{\'a}rik and Andreas Sch{\"o}ggl and Christian Matula and Siegfried Trattnig},
  journal={Investigative Radiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={38},
  pages={409-414}
}
Rationale and ObjectivesTo evaluate the clinical potential of high-resolution 3D contrast-enhanced blood oxygenation level-dependent MR-Venography (CE-MRV) for primary brain tumors and metastases at 3 Tesla (T) in comparison to 1.5 T. MethodsEighteen patients with brain tumors were examined using CE-MRV after application of a standard dose of MRI contrast agent (0.1 mmol/kg gadodiamide). CE-MRV is based on a high-resolution 3D flow-compensated gradient-echo sequence with long echo times that… 
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