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Surface-coil MR imaging of orbital neoplasms.

Surface-coil MR imaging of orbital neoplasms. Research Abstract Details 

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  • Surface-coil MR imaging of orbital neoplasms. Abstract Text:

    j a sullivanJ A Sullivan,s e harmsS E Harms,

    Fifteen patients with orbital neoplasms demonstrated by CT were studied with magnetic resonance (MR) using a 13 cm surface coil and a 0.6 T superconducting magnet. The use of a surface coil allowed for a reduction in slice thickness and a significant improvement in spatial resolution resulting in better demonstration and improved characterization of orbital lesions. All neoplasms (15/15) were demonstrated by MR. The lesions were grouped into four main categories on the basis of signal intensities on T1- and T2-weighted images. CT was superior to MR in displaying densely calcified or bony lesions (two of 15 cases). MR was at least equal or superior to CT in demonstrating the other lesions (13 of 15 cases) and had the added advantage of improved tissue characterization in some cases. With the use of surface coils, MR could become the primary imaging technique for evaluation of orbital neoplasms.

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    ja sullivanJA Sullivan,se harmsSE Harms,

    For similar tomography, x-ray computed research abstracts see: tomography, x-ray computed research

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    PUBLICATION TYPE: Journal Article

    Journal: AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology

    VOLUME: 7

    Page Numbers: 29-34

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    ISSN: 0195-6108

    DAY: 14

    MONTH: 02

    YEAR: 2008

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    LANGUAGE: eng

    NlmUniqueID: 8003708

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    KEYWORDS: Tomography, X-Ray Computed

    MESH TERMS: diagnosis

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