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Research progress of magnetic resonance diffusion kurtosis imaging in cervical cancer
ZHOU Siyu  FENG Feng 

Cite this article as: ZHOU S Y, FENG F. Research progress of magnetic resonance diffusion kurtosis imaging in cervical cancer[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(10): 189-194. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.10.034.

[Abstract] Cervical cancer is one of the most common malignant tumors of the reproductive system in women, which seriously threatens women's life and health. Determining the histological subtype and stage grade of cervical cancer is of great significance for formulating a reasonable treatment plan. In recent years, diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI) has attracted widespread attention as a non-invasive imaging technique. DKI can reflect more realistic microdynamics and microstructure of water molecules. DKI has played an important role in the staging, grading and treatment evaluation of cervical cancer. This article will review the basic principles of DKI, the research status of DKI in cervical cancer, and the application of DKI image-based radiomics in cervical cancer, in order to provide important references for the clinical diagnosis, individualized treatment plan formulation and treatment evaluation of cervical cancer.
[Keywords] cervical cancer;diffusion kurtosis imaging;magnetic resonance imaging;diagnosis;staging and grading;efficacy evaluation

ZHOU Siyu   FENG Feng*  

Department of Radiology, Cancer Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong 226000, China

Corresponding author: FENG F, E-mail:

Conflicts of interest   None.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 2021 Nantong Municipal Social and People's Livelihood Science and Technology Project (No. MS22021047).
Received  2023-07-03
Accepted  2023-09-28
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.10.034
Cite this article as: ZHOU S Y, FENG F. Research progress of magnetic resonance diffusion kurtosis imaging in cervical cancer[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2023, 14(10): 189-194. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2023.10.034.

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