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Radiology Research and Practice
Volume 2016, Article ID 9592721, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9592721
Research Article

Diffusion-Weighted Imaging with Color-Coded Images: Towards a Reduction in Reading Time While Keeping a Similar Accuracy

Departamento de Diagnóstico por Imagem da Escola Paulista de Medicina da UNIFESP, Rua Napoleão de Barros, 800 Vila Clementino, 04024-002 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 18 November 2015; Accepted 23 February 2016

Academic Editor: Sotirios Bisdas

Copyright © 2016 Felipe Campos Kitamura 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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