MRI of the peritoneum: Spectrum of abnormalities

Khaled M. Elsayes, Paul T. Staveteig, Vamsidhar R. Narra, John R. Leyendecker, James S. Lewis, Jeffrey J. Brown

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OBJECTIVE. Our objective was to detail peritoneal anatomy, techniques for optimizing peritoneal MRI, and the MRI characteristics of several disease processes that frequently involve the peritoneum. CONCLUSION. Homogeneous fat suppression and dynamic contrast-enhanced imaging, including delayed imaging, are critical technical factors for successful lesion detection and characterization on peritoneal MRI.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1368-1379
Number of pages12
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2006


  • Abdominal imaging
  • MRI
  • Peritoneum


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