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Abstract #2982

Readout-Segmented EPI Improves the Diagnostic Performance of Diffusion-Weighted MRI Breast Examinations at 3 Tesla

Wolfgang Bogner1, Katja Pinker, Hubert Bickel, Marek Chmelik1, Michael Weber, Thomas H. Helbich, Siegfried Trattnig1, Stephan Gruber1

1MR Center of Excellence, Department of Radiology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria

This work compares the diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted imaging based on single-shot echo planar imaging (ssEPI) and readout-segmented echo planar imaging (rsEPI) for 49 histopathologically proven breast lesions at 3T.