Assessment of Kurtosis Model for Diffusion-Weighted Imaging and T1 Relaxation Time in the Rotating Frame of Prostate Cancer
Huiyan Li1, Yingjie Mei2, Queenie Chan3, and Yikai Xu1
1Department of Medical Imaging Center, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China, People's Republic of, 2Philips Healthcare, Guangzhou, China, People's Republic of, 3Philips Healthcare, HongKong, China, People's Republic of
Kurtosis model based on
Gaussian distribution may be an appropriate condition in prostate. T1rho can
detect slow molecular motions of tissue water or proton chemical exchange
selectively, which may alter in prostate cancer (PCa). Parameters Dapp, Kapp
and T1 relaxation time obtained from T1rho sequence and kurtosis model for DWI
underwent statistic analysis between PCa and benign prostate hyperplasia（BPH）patients.
Our study showed that Kapp and Dapp could be an effective parameter on PCa
detection, while T1rho failed to differentiate PCa and BPH.
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