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Apparent Diffusion Coefficient (ADC) as a quantitative parameter in diffusion weighted MR imaging in gynecologic cancer: Dependence on b-values used

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  • Afdeling for Medicinsk Fysik
  • The Department of Oncology
  • MTA
  • Center of Magnetic Resonance
  • Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience
  • Department of Experimental Clinical Oncology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) has gained interest as an imaging modality for assessment of tumor extension and response to cancer treatment. The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of the choice of b-values on the calculation of the Apparent Diffusion Coefficient (ADC) for locally advanced gynecological cancer and to estimate a stable interval of diffusion gradients that allows for best comparison of the ADC between patients and institutions.
Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Oncologica
Pages (from-to)1017-22
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2010

    Research areas

  • Adenocarcinoma, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Diffusion, Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Female, Genital Neoplasms, Female, Genitalia, Female, Humans, Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted, Models, Theoretical, Reference Values, Regional Blood Flow, Statistics as Topic, Tumor Burden

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