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Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging: Applications in the Body by Dow-Mu Koh,Harriet C. Thoeny

By Dow-Mu Koh,Harriet C. Thoeny

it's a nice privilege to introduce this publication dedicated to the present and destiny roles in examine and scientific perform of one other intriguing new improvement in MRI: Diffusi- weighted MR imaging. This new, quickly and non-invasive method, which calls for no distinction media or i- izing radiation, bargains nice strength for the detection and characterization of disorder within the physique in addition to for the review of tumour reaction to remedy. certainly, while DW-MRI is already ? rmly verified for the learn of the mind, development in MR techn- ogy has only in the near past enabled its profitable program within the physique. even though the focus of this publication is at the position of DW-MRI in sufferers with malignant tumours, n- oncological rising purposes in different stipulations also are mentioned. The editors of this quantity, Dr. D. M. Koh and Prof. H. Thoeny, are the world over popular for his or her pioneering paintings within the ? eld and their unique contributions to the l- erature on DW-MRI of the physique. i'm a great deal indebted to them for the passion and engagement with which they ready and edited this most suitable quantity in a checklist little while for our sequence clinical Radiology – Diagnostic section.

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