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Whole Body MRI of a Patient with Malignant Melanoma

Whole Body MRI of a Patient with Malignant Melanoma

Figure illustrates the usefulness of whole body MRI, and shows a patient with malignant melanoma and widespread metastases including the brain. WB MR Imaging shows multiple lesions outside the field of view of CT thorax and abdomen. (a) A maximum intensity projection (MIP) image of DWI shows the disease distribution in a valuable overview of …

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Dynamic MRI of the Kidneys

Dynamic MRI of the Kidneys

Figure shows the five main dynamic phases of renal enhancement in MR Imaging (note that arterial and venous phases are also existed, however their importance is limited in the evaluation of renal parenchyma).1. Mask/native phase obtained prior to the contrast injection (unenhanced images).2. Corticomedullary phase obtained approximately 40 sec after the contrast injection shows brisk …

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