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Abstract #2784

Comparative analysis of the diagnostic values of T2 mapping and DWI for sacroiliitis in ankylosing spondylitis

Dongdong Wang1, Huijia Yin1, Wenling Liu1, Zhong Li1, Wenguang Dou1, Dongming Han1, and Kaiyu Wang2
1The First Affiliated Hospital of Xinxiang Medical University, Weihui, China, 2GE Healthcare, MR Research China, Weihui, China

In this study, we compared and analyzed the active, inactive, and healthy control groups using T2 mapping and assessed the activity of AS using the changes in T2 values. The purposes of this study are to use T2 mapping to assess AS activity, to compare the quantitative assessment values of T2 mapping and DWI for subchondral bone marrow edema of the sacroiliac joint, and to provide potential imaging technical support for the clinical diagnosis of AS and efficacy evaluations of AS treatments.

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