Diffusion Weighted Imaging Of The Gastrointestinal Tract: Techniques And Clinical Applications by Sofia Gourtsoyianni

Diffusion Weighted Imaging Of The Gastrointestinal Tract: Techniques And Clinical Applications

bySofia GourtsoyianniEditorNikolaos Papanikolaou

Hardcover | October 26, 2018

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This book explains how diffusion weighted imaging has been incorporated in routine MRI examinations of the abdomen and pelvis: though its clinical role is still evolving, it is already considered an important tool for the assessment of rectal cancer treatment response, as was confirmed in recent ESGAR consensus statements. The standardization and clinical validation of quantitative DWI related biomarkers are still in progress, although certain efforts have been undertaken to establish imaging guidelines for different clinical indications/body parts.

The book reviews the technical aspects and clinical applications of DWI in imaging of the GI tract, and provides specific technical details (imaging protocols, artefacts, optimization techniques) for each GI tract division. This volume is mainly intended for radiologists who are interested in abdominal radiology, as well as radiology residents. Given that magnetic resonance physics is complex and can be cumbersome to learn, the authors have made it as simple and practical as possible. 

Sofia Gourtsoyianni obtained her Medical Degree from the Medical School of the University of Pecs, Hungary in 2001. She spent the first 18 months of her Radiology residency at the Institute of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany, and then continued at the Radiology Department of the University Hospital of ...
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Title:Diffusion Weighted Imaging Of The Gastrointestinal Tract: Techniques And Clinical ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:85 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:85 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:October 26, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:331992818X

ISBN - 13:9783319928180

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Table of Contents

DWI sequences for GI tract Imaging .- Upper GI Tract  (oesophagus/stomach/duodemum) - Simon Jackson.- Small bowel - IBD (Crohn''s disease).- Small bowel - Tumours (e.g. carcinoid, lymphoma,serosal disease from other primaries)- Phillippe Soyer/ Christine Hoeffel.- Large bowel  (Diverticulitis vs sigmoid cancer, polyps , MRColonography?).- Rectum (rectal cancer- pre/post..)- Regina Beets Tan and coworkers.- Anal canal (anal cancer)- Sofia Gourtsoyianni and Vicky Goh.