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Utilidad del Mapa ADC en la Caracterización de Tumores Encefálicos

Hospital Alemán Pueyrredón 01/2004; 68(1640).

ABSTRACT INTRODUCCIÓN El desarrollo de técnicas capaces de demostrar con eficacia los distintos grados tumorales en vivo, es importante para la determinación de un trata-miento más apropiado. La RM por difusión (DWI) ha sido ampliamente utilizada en el estudio no sólo del encéfalo normal sino también de varias enfer-medades, incluyendo la patología tumoral. Nuestra hipótesis es que tanto la DWI como los valores del coeficiente aparente de difusión (ADC) pueden pro-veer información adicional útil en el diagnóstico de tumores cerebrales, especialmente para el análisis de los diferentes grados de los mismos.

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