The Efficacy of Diffusion Weighted Imaging and Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Mapping for Meniscal Tears in the Knee
Science Journal of Clinical Medicine
Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013, Pages: 171-175
Received: Oct. 16, 2013; Published: Nov. 20, 2013
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Volkan Kızılgöz, Radiologist-Radiology Department, Dışkapı Y.B. Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi İrfan Baştuğ Caddesi Altındağ, Ankara-Turkey
Hasan Aydın, Radiologist-Radiology Department, Dışkapı Y.B. Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi İrfan Baştuğ Caddesi Altındağ, Ankara-Turkey
Baki Hekimoğlu, Radiologist-Radiology Department, Dışkapı Y.B. Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi İrfan Baştuğ Caddesi Altındağ, Ankara-Turkey
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Abstract
Objective : The aim of this study was to analyse the efficacy of Diffusion Weighted MR Imaging (DWI) and Apparent Diffusion Coefficient (ADC) mapping in the diagnosis of meniscal tears in the knee. Conclusion : DWI and ADC mapping technique are fast and easily applicable with routine MRI sequences and these new MRI techniques (for the knee) depicts very important information for menisci and cartilages of the knee.
Keywords
Diffusion, Knee, Imaging, MRI, Weighted
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Volkan Kızılgöz, Hasan Aydın, Baki Hekimoğlu, The Efficacy of Diffusion Weighted Imaging and Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Mapping for Meniscal Tears in the Knee, Science Journal of Clinical Medicine. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2013, pp. 171-175. doi: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20130206.15
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