Diffusion-weighted MRI and optimal b-value for characterization of liver lesions

Kaya B., Koc Z.

ACTA RADIOLOGICA, vol.55, no.5, pp.532-542, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0284185113502017
  • Journal Name: ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.532-542
  • Keywords: Optimization, b-value, diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), liver, focal lesions, hepatocellular cancer, cholangiocellular cancer, metastasis, MALIGNANT HEPATIC-LESIONS, PARALLEL IMAGING TECHNIQUE, HEPATOCELLULAR-CARCINOMA, DIFFERENTIAL-DIAGNOSIS, ABDOMINAL ORGANS, ENHANCED MRI, COEFFICIENT, BENIGN, SEQUENCES, CIRRHOSIS
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is commonly used to distinguish between benign and malignant liver lesions. However, different b-values are recommended.