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Abstract #2416

Differentiate benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostatic cancer using APTw imaging and DKI Imaging

Yunsong Liu1, Lihua Chen1, Weiping Yang1, Xinmiao Bu1, Jianqing Sun2, Jiazheng Wang2, Zhiwei Shen2, and Ailian Liu1
1The First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, China, 2Philips Healthcare, Beijing, China

The present study aimed to explore the value of amide proton transfer-weighted (APTw) imaging combined with diffusional kurtosis imaging (DKI) in the differential diagnosis between benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatic cancer. The results showed that the combined technique had a good diagnostic effect. When APT value was combined with 3 DKI parameters (FA, MK, Ka), the diagnostic efficacy significantly enhanced (AUC: 0.872; sensitivity: 76.5%; specificity: 90.9%).

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