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The Role of Diffusion Weighted MRI in the Differentiation between Benign and Malignant Hepatic Focal Lesion

Amr Mahmoud Abdelsamed, Remon Zaher Elia, Mohammed Uday Hatim
2017 The Egyptian Journal of Hospital Medicine  
With the advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MR) technology, diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) is now widely used as a standard imaging sequence in clinical work and shows its potential  ...  Conclusion: we hope to use DWI to be helpful in the characterization of focal liver lesions, especially if the lesions show non classic appearance of contrast enhancement in Triphasic CT study and in patients  ...  The major aim of the present study was to determine the usefulness of diffusion weighted behavior in the various focal lesions of the liver, using ADC measurement, and to determine its contribution to  ... 
doi:10.12816/0039046 fatcat:nqsbxxa4qvamtarzlqk4rcr6fy

Role of Magnetic Resonance Diffusion Imaging in Differentiation of Malignant and Benign Hepatic Focal Lesions

Dr Sachin Kumaraswamy
2019 Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research  
With the advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MR) technology, diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) can be used in further characterization of liver lesions and differentiating malignant  ...  Aims: The purpose of this study was to evaluate focal hepatic lesions using Diffusion Weighted Magnetic resonance imaging and calculate apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values, to determine if focal  ...  [1] Diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) is one of the MRI sequences that produces image contrast and depends upon the diffusion properties of water molecules in biologic tissues.  ... 
doi:10.18535/jmscr/v7i6.11 fatcat:bvv5f4wgujazzorjgrdb23wbwi

Qualitative And Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessment Of Focal Liver Lesions: A Study To Evaluate The Role Of Different MRI Sequences

obaid ashraf, naseer choh, omair shah
2021 Journal of Research in Clinical Medicine  
Methods: T1, T1 IN AND OUT OF PHASE, T2, LONG TE T2 AND Diffusion Weighted Imaging was done in 159 patients with USG documented focal liver lesion.  ...  Focal liver lesions have a broad differential diagnosis.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Department of gastroenterology and Oncology, SKIMS, Soura, J&K, India.  ... 
doi:10.34172/jrcm.2021.027 fatcat:7hppmseryrc6fl3ktfpahdrr4a

Can diffusion weighted MRI differentiate between benign and malignant hepatic focal lesions?

Manal E. Badawy, Manal Hamesa, Ashraf Elaggan, Abd Elmonem Nooman, Mamdouh Gabr
2013 The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine  
The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in differentiation between benign and malignant hepatic focal lesions.  ...  Conclusion: Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) offers the possibility to obtain criteria for characterization of focal liver lesions with subsequent differentiation between benign and malignant hepatic focal  ...  Parikh et al. reported a significant improvement in the detection of focal liver lesions with low b-value diffusion-weighted imaging (88% accuracy) compared with T2-weighted imaging (70%).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejrnm.2013.06.003 fatcat:e6lnl4xohvgvfgnemqy6pzdsuy

Role of Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging in evaluation of hepatic focal lesions

Aly Aly Elbarbary, Hanan Mohamed Saleh Elahwal, Mohamed Elhuseny Elashwah
2015 The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine  
Objective: To clarify role of Diffusion Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DW MRI) in the detection of hepatic focal lesions and its ability to differentiate benign from malignant hepatic focal lesions  ...  Conclusion: In conclusion, DW MRI alone performs equally well as Gd-MRI in detection and differentiation of different hepatic focal lesions.  ...  Finally we reviewed diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) study in order to assess the added diagnostic value in the detection and characterization of the hepatic focal lesions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejrnm.2014.12.006 fatcat:6wj6y4aalvgxlignltrfw3aywm

Receiver Operating Characteristic Analysis of Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Differentiating Hepatic Hemangioma From Other Hypervascular Liver Lesions

Josephina A. Vossen, Manon Buijs, Eleni Liapi, John Eng, David A. Bluemke, Ihab R. Kamel
2008 Journal of computer assisted tomography  
Purpose-To evaluate the role of diffusion-weighted imaging in differentiating between hepatic hemangiomas, both typical and atypical, and other hypervascular liver lesions.  ...  Receiver operating characteristic analysis was used to determine the accuracy of diffusion-weighted imaging in differentiating hemangiomas from other hypervascular liver lesions.  ...  The primary application of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) has been in brain imaging. [3] [4] [5] More recently, DWI has been used to characterize focal hepatic lesions.  ... 
doi:10.1097/rct.0b013e31816a6823 pmid:18830105 pmcid:PMC2760589 fatcat:34emthh42zb2zb22mat6pk4uyy

History of the infantile hepatic hemangioma: From imaging to generating a differential diagnosis

Maria Gnarra, Gerald Behr, Alison Kitajewski, June K Wu, Sudha A Anupindi, Carrie J Shawber, Nick Zavras, Dimitrios Schizas, Chris Salakos, Konstantinos P Economopoulos
2016 World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics  
, so careful physical examination, imaging studies, and, if indicated, tumor markers and biopsy, are of pivotal importance to ascertain the correct diagnosis.  ...  Despite the benign nature of IHHs, some of these lesions may demand medical and/or surgical intervention, especially for multiple and diffuse IHH.  ...  In over 15% of cases, focal liver lesions are associated with cutaneous IHs [13] .  ... 
doi:10.5409/wjcp.v5.i3.273 pmid:27610342 pmcid:PMC4978619 fatcat:th6vi72nlbe7hgvjjpp2phbwoq

Benign versus malignant focal liver lesions: Diagnostic value of qualitative and quantitative diffusion weighted MR imaging

Nahla Mohamed Ali Hasan, Khaled Fawzy Zaki, Mohamad Hasan Alam-Eldeen, Heba Rashdan Hamedi
2016 The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine  
and objective: Diffusion-weighted imaging has an emerging role for assessment of focal and diffuse liver diseases.  ...  The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic performance of DWI for characterization of focal liver lesions (FLLs).  ...  Diagnosis of the remaining 19 cases was based on clinical data, typical MR imaging findings (T2-weighted, and dynamic contrast material-enhanced T1-weighted images), findings of other imaging modalities  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejrnm.2016.08.009 fatcat:xnsydgyrkrgwnnfdkzljvoqfte

Hepatic MRI in evaluation of focal liver lesions using diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) - our initial experience

Jwala Srikala M, Sudheer Pargewar
2013 Journal of Medical and Scientific Research  
citation: Jwala Srikala M, Sudheer Pargewar (2013) Hepatic MRI in evaluation of focal liver lesions using diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) -our initial experience. J Med Sci Res 1(3): 124-134.  ...  Sample size: 30 patients with focal liver lesions were studied. Method of collection of data (including sampling procedure if any) Diagnosis on MRI was made with background of clinical context.  ...  detected focal liver lesions. l Patients with focal liver lesions in whom histopathological confirmation of the diagnosis is available. l Patients diagnosed to have primary malignancy of other organs and  ... 
doi:10.17727/jmsr.2013/1-022 fatcat:x64bpbjxijg7tp5jevna25bo7e

Subclinical focal cholangitis mimicking liver metastasis in asymptomatic patients with history of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and biliary tree intervention

Natally Horvat, Edmund M. Godfrey, Timothy J. Sadler, Jaclyn F. Hechtman, Laura H. Tang, Carlie S. Sigel, Serena Monti, Lorenzo Mannelli
2017 Cancer Imaging  
The three patients that had magnetic resonance imaging presented restriction on diffusion weighted imaging and high signal intensity on T2-weighted image.  ...  Cholangitis is an inflammatory process of the biliary tract with a wide range of clinical manifestations and it is not always considered in the differential diagnosis in asymptomatic patients.  ...  Availability of data and materials Data sharing not applicable to this article as no datasets were generated or analyzed during the current study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40644-017-0124-6 pmid:28709465 pmcid:PMC5512934 fatcat:4neyxhutxfdwhhqdnre4hoantq

The effect of gadoxetic acid enhancement on lesion detection and characterisation usingT2weighted imaging and diffusion weighted imaging of the liver

S A Choi, S S Lee, I-H Jung, H A Kim, J H Byun, M-G Lee
2012 British Journal of Radiology  
Objectives: To evaluate the effect of gadoxetic acid enhancement on the detection and characterisation of focal hepatic lesions on T 2 weighted and diffusion weighted (DW) images.  ...  For hepatic lesions >1 cm, the lesion-to-liver contrast-to-noise ratio (CNR) and the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) were compared in the non-enhanced and enhanced image sets using the generalised  ...  Acknowledgments This study was supported by a grant (2008-444) from the Asan Institute for Life Sciences, Seoul, Republic of Korea.  ... 
doi:10.1259/bjr/12929687 pmid:21123305 pmcid:PMC3473923 fatcat:od5p7rimgbdzvoctkv2ximssvu

A Bibliometric Analysis of the Top 100 Cited Articles on Hepatic Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Waqas Ullah, Hafez Mohammad A Abdullah, Ejaz Ahmad, Mamoon Ur Rashid, Muhammad Bashir, Asad U Ur Rahman, Asrar Ahmad, Abu Hurairah
2018 Cureus  
Conflicts of interest: In compliance with the ICMJE uniform disclosure form, all authors declare the following: Payment/services info: All authors have declared that no financial support was received from  ...  Financial relationships: All authors have declared that they have no financial relationships at present or within the previous three years with any organizations that might have an interest in the submitted  ...  versus breath-hold diffusion-weighted MRI of liver lesions: Comparison of image quality and apparent diffusion coefficient values 96 64 Clinical value of MRI liver-specific contrast agents: A tailored  ... 
doi:10.7759/cureus.2733 pmid:30087809 pmcid:PMC6075639 fatcat:dc3ajueqvzedtnqpuaba2ximzm

Diffusion-Weighted Imaging with Two Differentb-Values in Detection of Solid Focal Liver Lesions

Da-wei Yang, Ke-yang Wang, Xun Yao, Hui-yi Ye, Tao Jiang, Yuan Liu, Jia-yin Gao, Min Chen, Cheng Zhou, Zheng-han Yang
2016 BioMed Research International  
The detection rate of three MR sequences in solid focal liver lesions (FLLs) and subgroup analyses were performed.  ...  One hundred and eighty-two consecutive patients with suspected liver disease were recruited to receive diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) with two differentb-values, in comparison with T2-weighted imaging  ...  The authors would like to express their enormous appreciation and gratitude to all participating sites. This study was supported by (1)  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/8128207 pmid:27019851 pmcid:PMC4785245 fatcat:japimgi3nfar5n6fxahgcwcxzu

State of the art of magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ) in evaluation of focal hepatic lesions

Ahmed Youssef, Amany Elkharbotly, Hamada Khater, Magdy Awad
2021 Benha Medical Journal  
ROC curve of ADC in diagnosis of benign nature of focal hepatic masses among the studied patients; area under curve 0.945, (p<0.05).  ...  The aim of this work was to study recent and advanced MRI techniques in the evaluation of focal hepatic lesions.  ...  With a combination of basic T1 and T2 weighted sequences, diffusion weighted imaging (DWI), dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) MRI and T1 in-phase/out-phase, most liver lesions can be adequately diagnosed  ... 
doi:10.21608/bmfj.2021.49593.1342 fatcat:u53345alvzbzbbzkwaiucixv7q

Is diffusion weighted imaging adding value in diagnosis of focal hepatic lesions? Experience in 50 patients

Doaa Mokhtar Mohamed Emara, Fouad Serag El-Din Mohamed, Ahmed Hamimi Abdullah, Mona Abdel-Hadi Ibrahim, Mohamed Eid Ibrahim, Ehab Mostafa Hassouna
2014 Alexandria Journal of Medicine  
Aim of the work: To assess the role of DWI as a routine sequence in a MRI study to help in differentiating liver lesions.  ...  Results: All studied patients had a focal hepatic lesion either on top of cirrhotic liver or non cirrhotic liver. DWI was found to be helpful with the routine MRI sequences to reach the diagnosis.  ...  Is diffusion weighted imaging adding value in diagnosis of focal hepatic lesions?  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ajme.2013.03.012 fatcat:bgenciir5jb5ddqnxskjwbirui
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