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Application progress of MRI-T2 mapping in tumor
ZHAO Bo  SHI Yanjie  SUN Yingshi 

Cite this article as: Zhao B, Shi YJ, Sun YS. Application progress of MRI-T2 mapping in tumor[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(7): 167-170. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.07.034.


[Abstract] MRI is of important value to the diagnosis of tumor diseases due to its multiple planes, multiple sequences, high resolution, etc. With the precision of tumor diagnosis and treatment, quantitative evaluation of tumor image has gradually become a research focus. T2 mapping is a method for quantitative analysis of T2 values in tissues at the voxel level. Color maps corresponding to space can be generated through post-processing which reflect the T2 values in different colors to improve the objectivity and intuition of observation. The changes of T2 value can be caused by the density of benign and malignant tumor tissues, edema and necrosis during tumor treatment. Therefore, T2 mapping has high clinical application value. This article reviews the progress about quantitative research of T2 mapping in tumors.
[Keywords] magnetic resonance imaging;T2 mapping;breast cancer;prostate cancer;gliomas;rectal cancer

ZHAO Bo   SHI Yanjie   SUN Yingshi*  

Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research [Ministry of Education]/Department of Radiology, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, Beijing 100142, China

Sun YS, E-mail: sunysabc@163.com

Conflicts of interest   None.

Received  2022-03-28
Accepted  2022-06-24
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.07.034
Cite this article as: Zhao B, Shi YJ, Sun YS. Application progress of MRI-T2 mapping in tumor[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(7): 167-170.DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.07.034

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