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Application and research progress of extracellular volume based on MRI and CT in malignant tumor
WANG Yijie  YANG Yaying  WEI Bo  CHEN Haijing  CAO Chaoyang 

WANG Y J, YANG Y Y, WEI B, et al. Application and research progress of extracellular volume based on MRI and CT in malignant tumor[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(9): 131-135. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.09.024.

[Abstract] Extracellular volume (ECV) is a quantitative factor of intravascular and extravascular-extracellular space. With the further study of tumor microenvironment, ECV can quantify the decisive components of malignant tumors and provide more quantitative analysis indicators non-invasively, and has a wide application prospect in tumor-related diseases. We reviewed the application of ECV based on MRI and CT in the diagnosis, differential diagnosis, pathological grading and prognosis of malignant tumors in this paper to enable clinicians and radiologists to understand the application of ECV in malignant tumors, in order to promote the application of ECV in cancer research and development.
[Keywords] malignant tumor;extracellular volume;extracellular matrix;magnetic resonance imaging;tomography;X-ray computed

WANG Yijie   YANG Yaying*   WEI Bo   CHEN Haijing   CAO Chaoyang  

Department of Medical Imaging, the First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University, Kunming 650032, China

Corresponding author: Yang YY, E-mail:

Conflicts of interest   None.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Special Fund of Yunnan Research Center of Radiation and Therapeutic Clinical Medicine (No. 202102AA100067).
Received  2023-03-20
Accepted  2023-07-27
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.09.024
WANG Y J, YANG Y Y, WEI B, et al. Application and research progress of extracellular volume based on MRI and CT in malignant tumor[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(9): 131-135. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.09.024.

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