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Comparison of Chemical Shift MR Imaging Findings between Vertebral Benign and Metastatic Lesions

Morteza Sanei Taheri 1 , * , Hamid Reza Mirzaei 2 , Samira Shahhamzei 3 and Yashar Moharamzad 4
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1 MD, Associate Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, Shohada Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Research Center, Shohadae Tajrish Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 MD, Radiologist, Department of Radiology, Shohada Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 MD, Research Assistant, School of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Cancer Management: July 2017, 10 (7); e8661
  • Published Online: July 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 25, 2016
  • Accepted: July 2, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijcm.8661

To Cite: Sanei Taheri M, Mirzaei H R, Shahhamzei S, Moharamzad Y. Comparison of Chemical Shift MR Imaging Findings between Vertebral Benign and Metastatic Lesions, Int J Cancer Manag. 2017 ; 10(7):e8661. doi: 10.5812/ijcm.8661.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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