New double-contrast technique picks up small tumors on MRI -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

New double-contrast technique picks up small tumors on MRI

28.05.2020

Image: graphic explaining new double-contrast technique; Copyright: Xiandoing Xue, UC Davis

A new technique offers an advance in using MRI to pick out even very small tumors from normal tissue. The team created a probe that generates two MR signals that suppress each other until they reach the target, at which point they both increase contrast between the tumor and surrounding tissue.

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Image: imaging technique at MEDICA; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf