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Abstract #1893

Noninvasive Assessment of Lymph Node Metastasis of Melanoma Using Molecular MR Reporter Gene of Ferritin

Seung Hong Choi1, Hye Rim Cho2, Hyeonjin Kim3, Hoe Suk Kim2, Woo Kyung Moon2

1Radiology, Seoul National University, Seoul, ., Korea, Republic of; 2Seoul National University Hospital, Korea, Republic of; 3Gacheon Univeristy of Medicine and science, Korea, Republic of

This study shows the possibility of noninvasive assessement of lymph node metastasis of cancer cells using MR reporter gene of ferritin. In addition, MR imaging seems to be superior to optical imaging in the evaluation of deep organ metastasis of cancer cells.