Published in Telemedicine Business Week, August 23rd, 2006
"Common contrast-enhancing malignant tumors of the brain are glioblastoma multiforme (GBMs), anaplastic astrocytomas (AAs), metastases, and lymphomas, all of which have sometimes similar conventional MRI findings. Our aim was to evaluate the role of perfusion MR imaging (PWI) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in the differentiation of these contrast-enhancing malignant cerebral tumors. Forty-eight patients with contrast-enhancing and histologically proven brain tumors, 14 AAs, 17 GBMs, 9 metastases, and 8 lymphomas, were included in the...
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