Recent updates on whole-body MRI in oncology

Recent updates on whole-body MRI in oncology

Subbotin Y.A.1,2, Bakhtiozin R.F.2

Purpose. In recent years, whole-body MRI have been increasingly used in the field of oncologi-cal radiology owing to its advantages such as: yield of high-quality diagnostic information in relatively short scan time, lack of radioisotope or intravenous contrast use, and comparingly low examination cost in contrast to traditional nuclear medicine techniques. Aim of this arti-cle is to bring the overview of whole-body MRI as a technique and current applications of its use in oncological radiology.
1- Moscow municipal oncologic hospital №62. 2- I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov Uni-versity). Moscow, Russia



 

Keywords: whole-body MRI, diffusion-weighted imaging, oncology, metastases.

 

Corresponding author:Subbotin Y.A., e-mail: Этот e-mail адрес защищен от спам-ботов, для его просмотра у Вас должен быть включен Javascript

 

For citation: For citation: Subbotin Y.A., Bakhtiozin R.F. Recent updates on whole-body MRI in oncology. REJR 2018; 8 (3):74-82. DOI:10.21569/2222-7415-2018-8-3-74-82.

Received: 03.09.18 Accepted: 17.09.18