Diagnostic role of apparent diffusion coefficient combined with intratumoral susceptibility signals in differentiating high-grade gliomas from brain metastases.

Bozdağ M., Er A., Çinkooğlu A. , Ekmekçi S.

The neuroradiology journal, vol.34, pp.169-179, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1971400920980164
  • Title of Journal : The neuroradiology journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.169-179
  • Keywords: Apparent diffusion coefficient, brain metastases, high-grade glioma, intratumoral susceptibility signal, Ki-67, MAGNETIC-RESONANCE-SPECTROSCOPY, CENTRAL-NERVOUS-SYSTEM, GLIOBLASTOMA-MULTIFORME, TUMORS, REGIONS


Objective: The aim of this study was to assess whether tumoral and peritumoral apparent diffusion coefficient values and intratumoral susceptibility signals on susceptibility-weighted imaging could distinguish between high-grade gliomas and brain metastases, and to investigate their associations with the Ki-67 proliferation index.