Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences
Online ISSN : 1880-2206
Print ISSN : 1347-3182
Technical Note
Imaging of Endolymphatic Hydrops in 10 Minutes: A New Strategy to Reduce Scan Time to One Third
Shinji NAGANAWAHisashi KAWAIMitsuru IKEDAMichihiko SONETsutomu NAKASHIMA
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Volume 14 (2015) Issue 1 Pages 77-83

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Abstract

We measured the size of the endolymph using a newly proposed 10-min magnetic resonance (MR) imaging protocol and compared values with those of the previously reported 31- and 17-min protocols in 15 patients. Values for the 3 protocols did not differ significantly in either the cochlea or vestibule. Correlation among the 3 protocols was strong or relatively strong. Evaluation of endolymphatic hydrops is feasible using the newly proposed 10-min protocol.

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