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1. (WO2017040523) LEAKAGE CORRECTION FOR DSC-PERFUSION MRI BY ACCOUNTING FOR BIDIRECTIONAL CONTRAST AGENT EXCHANGE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040523    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/049486
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 31 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61B 5/055
A61B 5/00
Applicants: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
Inventors: ELLINGSON, Benjamin
LEU, Kevin
Title: LEAKAGE CORRECTION FOR DSC-PERFUSION MRI BY ACCOUNTING FOR BIDIRECTIONAL CONTRAST AGENT EXCHANGE
Abstract:
A post-processing leakage correction system and method that accounts for bidirectional contrast agent transport between the intravascular and interstitial spaces that commonly occurs in angiogenic high-grade gliomas without a substantial increase in post-processing computation time.