1Radiology, Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital, Hamamatsu, Japan, 2Hamamatsu University Hospital, Hamamatsu, Japan, 3Philips Electronics Japan, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, 4Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan
Using 3D dual echo UTE sequence, all cholesterol
gallstones were able to be detected as positive signal in-vitro. Our study may
indicate that UTE has an added value of depicting impacted stones or
hepatolithiasis as positive signal. In initial clinical experiences,
cholesterol gallstones were also successfully visualized as positive signal
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