Dynamic glucose enhanced (DGE) MRI for combined imaging of blood–brain barrier break down and increased blood volume in brain cancer

Published on Dec 1, 2015in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine3.635
· DOI :10.1002/MRM.25995
Xiang Xu15
Estimated H-index: 15
(ICSCI: Kennedy Krieger Institute),
Kannie W.Y. Chan23
Estimated H-index: 23
(ICSCI: Kennedy Krieger Institute)
+ 8 AuthorsPeter C.M. van Zijl109
Estimated H-index: 109
(ICSCI: Kennedy Krieger Institute)
Recently, natural d-glucose was suggested as a potential biodegradable contrast agent. The feasibility of using d-glucose for dynamic perfusion imaging was explored to detect malignant brain tumors based on blood brain barrier breakdown.
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