Published in Telemedicine Business Week, September 14th, 2005
In a recent article published in the journal Rofo, scientists in Germany conducted a study "to investigate the feasibility of using DW EPI for differentiating primary parotid gland tumors. Fifty consecutive patients with a suspected primary tumor of the parotid gland were examined with a DW EPI sequence (TR 1,500 msec, TE 77 msec, field of view 250 x 250 mm, pixel size 2.10 x 1.95 mm, section thickness 5 mm). The b factors used were 0, 500, and 1,000 sec/mm2."
"Apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) maps were digitally...
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