Optimization of b value in diffusion-weighted MRI for characterization of benign and malignant gynecological lesions


Koc Z., Erbay G., Ulusan S., SEYDAOĞLU G. , Aka-Bolat F.

JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, vol.35, no.3, pp.650-659, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jmri.22871
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
  • Page Numbers: pp.650-659
  • Keywords: optimization, b value, diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI), gynecological, cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, UTERINE ENDOMETRIAL CANCER, PELVIC LYMPH-NODES, CERVICAL-CANCER, DIFFERENTIATING BENIGN, DIAGNOSTIC-ACCURACY, COEFFICIENT, LEIOMYOMAS, MASSES, TUMORS

Abstract

Purpose: To explore the optimal b value in diffusion-weighted (DW)-MRI for differentiation of benign and malignant gynecological lesions.