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Evaluation of thermal and cryo lesions by diffusion-weighted MRI
Author(s): Jing Chen; Bruce Daniel; Donna Bouley; Graham Sommer; Kim Butts Pauly
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Paper Abstract

The purpose of this study is to further investigate the approach of DWI to estimate the cell viability immediately after treatment. In this work, we reported the result from 12 canine prostate experiments underwent cryoablation or hyperthermic therapy. The lesion detected by diffusion-weighted imaging was evaluated through apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) value, image contrast, and lesion contour compared to contrast enhanced imaging and histology.

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Date Published: 9 February 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6440, Thermal Treatment of Tissue: Energy Delivery and Assessment IV, 644007 (9 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.703255
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Jing Chen, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Bruce Daniel, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Donna Bouley, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Graham Sommer, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Kim Butts Pauly, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6440:
Thermal Treatment of Tissue: Energy Delivery and Assessment IV
Thomas P. Ryan, Editor(s)

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