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Feasibility study of computed vs measured high b-value (1400 s/mm²) diffusion-weighted MR images of the prostate
Leonardo K Bittencourt, Daniel Lima, Emerson L Gasparetto, CDPI Ressonância Magnética, Avenida das Américas, 4666 Barra da Tijuca, RJ 22631-000, Brazil
Ulrike I Attenberger, Stefan O Schoenberg, Daniel Hausmann, Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Heidelberg, University Hospital Mannheim, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
Ralph Strecker, Siemens Healthcare Brazil, Avenida Mutinga, 3800 Jardim Santo Elias, SP 05110-902, Brazil
Andre de Oliveira, Siemens AG Healthcare Sector, Henkestrasse 127, D-91052 Erlangen, Germany
Author contributions: Bittencourt LK and Hausmann D contributed equally to this work; Bittencourt LK, Hausmann D, Strecker R, de Oliveira A, Gasparetto EL designed the research; Hausmann D, Bittencourt LK and Strecker R performed the research; Hausmann D, Strecker R and de Oliveira A analyzed the data; Hausmann D, Bittencourt LK, Lima D, Schoenberg S, Attenberger UI and Strecker R wrote the paper.
Correspondence to: Dr. Daniel Hausmann, MD, Institute of Clinical Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Heidelberg, University Hospital Mannheim, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer 1-3, 68167 Mannheim, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: January 24, 2014
Revised: March 23, 2014
Accepted: April 17, 2014
Published online: June 28, 2014