Comparison of Computed Tomography Histogram Analysis and Chemical-Shift Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Adrenal Mass Characterization

Halefoglu A. M., Yasar A., Bas N., Ozel A., ERTÜRK Ş. M., Basak M.

ACTA RADIOLOGICA, vol.50, no.9, pp.1071-1079, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/02841850903207170
  • Journal Name: ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1071-1079
  • Keywords: Adrenal adenoma, adrenal gland, adrenal metastasis, chemical-shift MRI, CT histogram analysis, CONTRAST-ENHANCED CT, LIPID-POOR ADENOMAS, UNENHANCED CT, MR, WASHOUT
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Background: Computed tomography (CT) histogram analysis and chemical-shift magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are currently used modalities for adrenal mass characterization. However, it is not yet clear which modality can be regarded as most sensitive in terms of adrenal mass characterization.