The Clinical Perspective on Value of 3D, Thin Slice T2-Weighted Images in 3T Pelvic MRI for Tumors

Author(s): Michael R. Torkzad, Johan Wikstrom, Tomas Hansen, Antonina Bergman, Tomas Bjerner, Hakan Ahlstrom

Journal Name: Current Medical Imaging
Formerly: Current Medical Imaging Reviews

Volume 8 , Issue 2 , 2012


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Abstract:

Pelvic imaging is undergoing rapid changes due to increased use of 3-Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (3T MRI). One of the advantages of 3T could be the possibility for thin section 3-dimensional (3D) imaging which could improve accuracy and at the same time reduce the need for multi-planar imaging needed for conventional T2 imaging (TSE). In the following text we review the advantages of 3D thin section imaging for assessment of pelvic tumors.

Keywords: MRI, pelvic neoplasms, imaging three-dimensional

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VOLUME: 8
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2012
Published on: 13 May, 2012
Page: [76 - 81]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/157340512800672243
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