Diffusion-weighted MRI of the abdomen

Konstantin Holzapfel, Andreas G. Schreyer

Article ID: 1728
Vol 3, Issue 1, 2020

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Today, diffusion-weighted MRI is an important, complementary sequence in an MRI of the abdomen, especially in oncological questions, but also in inflammatory diseases. The following paper deals with the technical basics and shows typical indications and findings as well as the value of the method in the diagnosis of parenchymatous upper abdominal organs and the gastrointestinal tract.


Diffusion-weighted MR Imaging; Apparent Diffusion Coefficient; Abdomen

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24294/irr.v3i1.1728


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