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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 874201, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/874201
Review Article

Diffusion-Weighted MRI for the Assessment of Liver Fibrosis: Principles and Applications

Radiodiagnostic and Radiotherapy Unit, University Hospital “Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele”, 95123 Catania, Italy

Received 11 July 2014; Revised 14 December 2014; Accepted 1 January 2015

Academic Editor: Edward Lee

Copyright © 2015 Stefano Palmucci et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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