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International Journal of Dentistry
Volume 2012, Article ID 480659, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/480659
Review Article

The Principal of Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI, the Method of Pharmacokinetic Analysis, and Its Application in the Head and Neck Region

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan
2Philips Electronics Japan, Ltd. 2-13-37 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-85 07, Japan
3Imaging Systems, Philips Healthcare, Best, The Netherlands
4Radiology Center, Kyushu University Hospital, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-85 82, Japan
5Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology, Division of Maxillofacial Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
6Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
7Section of Image Diagnosis, Department of Diagnostics and General Care, Fukuoka Dental College, Fukuoka 814-0193, Japan

Received 18 July 2012; Accepted 18 September 2012

Academic Editor: Daisuke Ito

Copyright © 2012 Toru Chikui 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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