Contrast medium enhanced susceptibility imaging signal mechanism; should we use contrast medium?

Aydin O., Buyukkaya R., HAKYEMEZ B.

ACTA RADIOLOGICA, vol.58, no.1, pp.107-113, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0284185116637246
  • Journal Name: ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.107-113
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Background Intracranial lesions exhibit clear contrast enhancement in T1-weighted imaging, but the mechanism whereby contrast-enhanced susceptibility-weighted imaging (CE-SWI) generates signals remains unclear. Contrast enhancement patterns cannot be reliably predicted.