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Effects of regions of interest methods on apparent coefficient measurement of the parotid gland in early Sjögren's syndrome at 3T MRI.

Authors
  • Xu, Xiaoquan1
  • Su, Guoyi1
  • Hu, Hao1
  • Wang, Yanyan2
  • Hong, Xunning1
  • Shi, Haibin1
  • Wu, Feiyun3
  • 1 Department of Radiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, PR China. , (China)
  • 2 Department of Rheumatology, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, PR China. , (China)
  • 3 Department of Radiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, PR China [email protected] , (China)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987)
Publication Date
January 2017
Volume
58
Issue
1
Pages
27–33
Identifiers
PMID: 26987670
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The ROI methods can influence the parotid gland ADC measurements and their diagnostic ability. Considering our results, we suggest using in clinical practice single-slice ROIs to measure the ADC of the parotid gland.

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