Musculoskeletal tumours: preliminary experience with perfusion MRI

  title={Musculoskeletal tumours: preliminary experience with perfusion MRI},
  author={Antonio Barile and Gabriella Regis and Roberto de Masi and Matteo Maggiori and Alessandro Gallo and Carlo Faletti and Carlo Masciocchi},
  journal={La radiologia medica},
Our study aimed to assess the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the characterisation of musculoskeletal tumours and to identify specific perfusion patterns for the different tumours. Between January 2003 and September 2005, we evaluated the conventional and perfusion MRIs of 39 patients with musculoskeletal tumours. Dynamic MRI was performed with a 1.5-T and 1.0-T MRI unit before and after the intravenous administration of contrast material, using dedicated phased-array coils… CONTINUE READING