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Research progress of MRI-based texture analysis in high-grade gliomas
ZHANG Yurou  HUA Yifan  ZHU Xinyu  HUANG Peng  GUO Li 

Cite this article as: ZHANG Y R, HUA Y F, ZHU X Y, et al. Research progress of MRI-based texture analysis in high-grade gliomas[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(2): 174-178. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.02.031.

[Abstract] High-grade gliomas, defined by WHO as grade Ⅲ and Ⅳ gliomas, are among the most common primary malignancies in adults. Compared with grade Ⅲ gliomas, grade Ⅳ gliomas are more malignant than grade Ⅲ gliomas, have a shorter median survival, and are less effective with drug therapy. MRI plays an important role in disease detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prognostic evaluation, but conventional MRI is highly dependent on the subjectivity of the imaging physician for staging, identification, and prognostic evaluation and is therefore of limited value.MRI-based texture analysis can acquire some imaging features that cannot be identified by the naked eye by obtaining information on the signal and distribution of each pixel in the image, which in turn can help in the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis assessment of the lesion. To this end, this paper reviews the application of MRI-based texture analysis in the diagnosis and differential diagnosis, guiding treatment, and prognostic assessment of high-grade gliomas to enable precise treatment of patients.
[Keywords] glioma;high-grade glioma;texture analysis;magnetic resonance imaging

ZHANG Yurou   HUA Yifan   ZHU Xinyu   HUANG Peng   GUO Li*  

Department of Radiology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University, Kunming 650101, China

*Correspondence to: Guo L, E-mail:

Conflicts of interest   None.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Medical Discipline Leaders Training Program of Yunnan Provincial Health Commission (No. D-2019024).
Received  2022-08-17
Accepted  2023-01-29
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.02.031
Cite this article as: ZHANG Y R, HUA Y F, ZHU X Y, et al. Research progress of MRI-based texture analysis in high-grade gliomas[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(2): 174-178. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.02.031.

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