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Abstract #3623

Performance of Intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) imaging in the curative effect evaluation of diabetic nephropathy - A preliminary study

Jing Chen1, Xirong Zhang1, Nan Yu1, Qi Yang1, Yong Yu1, Robert Grimm2, and Shaoyu Wang3

1AFFILIATED HOSPITAL OF SHAANXI UNIVERSITY OF CHINESE MEDICINE, Xianyang, China, 2Siemens Healthcare, Erlangen, Germany, 3MR Scientific Marketing, Siemens Healthcare, Xi'an, Xi'an, China

Diabetes has nowadays become one of the major public health problems. Early detection and intervention is crucial to delay the progress of Diabetic kidney disease. In this study, IVIM imaging was used to evaluate the renal-cortex- and medulla-related parameter changes before and after the treatment of diabetic nephropathy. It was found that after treatment, D, f, D *and ADC values were increased, indicating the improved microvascular perfusion.

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