Book 2010

Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging


ISBN: 978-3-540-78575-0 (Print) 978-3-540-78576-7 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Principles and Background

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-17

      Principles of Diffusion-Weighted Imaging (DW-MRI) as Applied to Body Imaging

    2. Chapter

      Pages 19-32

      Techniques and Optimization

    3. Chapter

      Pages 33-47

      Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses: Image Evaluation and Interpretation

  3. Non-Oncological Applications in the Body

    1. Chapter

      Pages 51-67

      MR Neurography: Imaging of the Peripheral Nerves

    2. Chapter

      Pages 69-84

      Evaluation of Organ Function

    3. Chapter

      Pages 85-93

      DW-MRI Assessment of Diffuse Liver Disease

  4. Oncological Applications in the Body

    1. Chapter

      Pages 97-115

      DW-MRI for Disease Detection

    2. Chapter

      Pages 117-141

      DW-MRI for Disease Characterization in the Abdomen

    3. Chapter

      Pages 143-156

      DW-MRI for Disease Characterization in the Pelvis

    4. Chapter

      Pages 157-174

      DW-MRI Assessment of Cancer Response to Chemoradiation

    5. Chapter

      Pages 175-185

      DW-MRI Assessment of Treatment Response to Minimally Invasive Therapy

    6. Chapter

      Pages 187-206

      Evaluation of Lymph Nodes Using DW-MRI

    7. Chapter

      Pages 207-226

      Evaluation of Malignant Bone Disease Using DW-MRI

    8. Chapter

      Pages 227-252

      Diffusion-Weighted Whole-Body Imaging with Background Body Signal Suppression (DWIBS)

  5. Future Developments

    1. Chapter

      Pages 255-280

      Multifunctional MR Imaging Assessments: A Look into the Future

    2. Chapter

      Pages 281-291

      The Potential of DW-MRI as an Imaging Biomarker in Clinical Trials

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 293-302