Is quantitative diffusion-weighted MRI a valuable technique for the detection of changes in kidneys after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy?

Hocaoglu E., Inci E., Aydin S., Cesme D. H. , Kalfazade N.

INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL, vol.41, no.1, pp.139-146, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2015.01.19
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL BRAZ J UROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.139-146


Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the capability and the reliability of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in the changes of kidneys occurring after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) treatment for renal stones.