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Abstract #0973

MR-Elastography Differentiates Intracranial Tumors in Presurgical Patients-A Prospective Histology Controlled Study

Jing Guo1, Martin Simon2, Sebastian Papazoglou3, Christian Erdmann4, Uwe Melchert2, Matteo Bonsanto4, Juergen Braun5, Dirk Petersen2, Ingolf Sack3, Jens Wuerfel6

1Department of Radiology, Charite - University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 2neuroradiology, University Luebeck, Luebeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany; 3Department of Radiology, Charite- University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 4neuroradiology, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein - Campus Luebeck, Luebeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany; 5Department of Medical Informatics, Charite - University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 6neuroradiology, University Medicine Goettingen, Goettingen, Lower Saxony, Germany

Tumor MRE characterizes and differentiates individual tumor entities indistinguishable by conventional MRI. MRE may thus provide a predictive marker for tumor malignancy and therewith contribute to an early noninvasive clinical assessment of suspicious cerebral lesions.