Based on the experience of two Italian referral centers, the book depicts the characteristic findings obtained when using MR imaging to study the male and female pelvis including the obstetric applications. Each chapter provides a comprehensive account of the use of the imaging technique of examination, including the most recent advances in MR imaging, the anatomy and MR possibilities in the identification, characterization and staging of the different pelvic diseases highlighting its diagnostic possibilities. The advances in fetal MRI, representing the cutting edge of pelvic MR imaging, will also be depicted. The text is complemented by numerous illustrations, as well as clinical cases that make this a very practice-oriented work, presenting the role of diagnostic imaging in every-day clinical activity. The volume will prove an invaluable guide for both residents and professionals with core interest in gynecology, obstetrics and urology.(a) Axial T1WI (TR 550/TE 9.30) shows some focal hyperintense lesions in the peripheral zone in keeping with previous biopsy (arrows). ... (e, f) b800 DWI and ADC images do not show significant restricted diffusion in the examined area.
|Title||:||MRI of the Female and Male Pelvis|
|Author||:||Riccardo Manfredi, Roberto Pozzi Mucelli|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2014-11-28|