THE ROLE OF DIFFUSION-WEIGHTED MR IMAGING AND ADC VALUES IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF GASTRIC TUMORS


AVCU S., Arslan H., UNAL O., KOTAN C., IZMIRLI M.

JBR-BTR, vol.95, no.1, pp.1-5, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5334/jbr-btr.62
  • Journal Name: JBR-BTR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-5
  • Keywords: Stomach, neoplasms - Stomach, MR

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the role of diffusion-weighted MR imaging (DWI) in the diagnosis of gastric tumors by means of measuring the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values of these lesions, and making a comparison with the endoscopic biopsy results.