Diffusion-weighted MR imaging in postoperative follow-up: Reliability for detection of recurrent cholesteatoma


ÇİMŞİT N. Ç. , Cimsit C., Baysal B., Ruhi I. C. , Ozbilgen S., Aksoy E. A.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, cilt.74, sa.1, ss.121-123, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 74 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2009.01.025
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.121-123

Özet

Introduction: Cholesteatoma is a progressively growing process that destroy the neighboring bony structures and treatment is surgical removal. Follow-up is important in the postoperative period, since further surgery is necessary if recurrence is present, but not if granulation tissue is detected. This study evaluates if diffusion-weighted MR imaging alone can be a reliable alternative to CT, without use of contrast agent for follow-up of postoperative patients in detecting recurrent cholesteatoma.