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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Sadaf Sharfaei M.D.[2]

Overview

MRI may be helpful in the diagnosis of colon polyps. Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) and MRI colonography are used to detect polyps.

MRI

  • MRI may be helpful in the diagnosis of colon polyps.
  • Different MRI modalities might be used including:

References

  1. Leufkens, Anke M.; Kwee, Thomas C.; van den Bosch, Maurice A.A.J.; Mali, Willem P.Th.M.; Takahara, Taro; Siersema, Peter D. (2013). "Diffusion-weighted MRI for the detection of colorectal polyps: feasibility study". Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 31 (1): 28–35. doi:10.1016/j.mri.2012.06.029. ISSN 0730-725X.
  2. Zijta, Frank M.; Bipat, Shandra; Stoker, Jaap (2009). "Magnetic resonance (MR) colonography in the detection of colorectal lesions: a systematic review of prospective studies". European Radiology. 20 (5): 1031–1046. doi:10.1007/s00330-009-1663-4. ISSN 0938-7994.

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