Overview

By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to: 

  • Define the basic concepts and terminology relating to diffusion weighted imaging.
  • Describe the amount of motion in tissue that affects the diffusion as given by the Apparent Diffusion Coefficient (ADC) of tissue.
  • Identify the diffusion acquisitions that are utilized in diffusion weighted imaging.
  • Review the concepts of B value vs. contrast utilized in DWI.
  • Discuss methods used in diffusion weighted imaging to decrease artifact effects on the image.
  • Review the advantages of utilizing DWI in various clinical applications.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour

    

                   


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Target Audience

The target audience is MR technologists. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program.