Accuracy and feasibility of dynamic contrast-enhanced 3D MR imaging in the assessment of lung perfusion: comparison with Tc-99 MAA perfusion scintigraphy.

Yilmaz E., Akkoclu A., Degirmenci B., Cooper R., Sengun B., Gulcu A., ...More

Clinical radiology, vol.60, no.8, pp.905-13, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.crad.2005.02.018
  • Journal Name: Clinical radiology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.905-13
  • Keywords: lung perfusion, magnetic resonance imaging, scintigraphy, PULMONARY PERFUSION, SHORT TE, EMBOLISM, VENTILATION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


AIM: The aim of this study was to correlate findings of perfusion magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and perfusion scintigraphy in cases where there was a suspicion of abnormal pulmonary vasculature, and to evaluate the usefulness of MRI in the detection of perfusion deficits of the Lung.