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Scientific result | MRI | Health ＆ life sciences
A collaboration between researchers of the Yamanashi University (Japan) and the CEA showed that it is possible to characterize liver lesions from their elastic properties estimated virtually from MRI measurements of the molecular diffusion of the water. The MRI is thus an interesting option to succeed the conventional MRI elastography used in these exams, the latter with defects (low resolution images, heavy implementation). This work was published in the journal Radiology on June 12, 2017.
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"Diffusion and Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) MRI based virtual elastography: A hypothesis generating study in the liver", Le Bihan D, Ichikawa S, Motosugi U.; Radiology ; juin 2017
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.