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Abstract #4705

Intravoxel Incoherent Motion Diffusion-weighted MR Imaging of Solid Pancreatic Masses: reproducibility and usefulness for characterization

Riccardo De Robertis1, Nicolò Cardobi1, Robert Grimm2, Berthold Kiefer2, Alto Stemmer2, Marco Zanirato3, and Mirko D'Onofrio4

1Radiology, Ospedale Pederzoli, Peschiera del Garda, Italy, 2Siemens Healthcare, Erlangen, Germany, 3Siemens Healthcare, Milano, Italy, 4Radiology, G.B. Rossi Hospital - University of Verona, Verona, Italy

Overall intraobserver agreement for ADC- and IVIM-derived parameters was excellent.

Perfusion-related IVIM-derived parameters are the most reliable for differentiation between pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine neoplasms. No significant differences were found between ADC- and IVIM-derived parameters of mass-forming pancreatitis and carcinoma.

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