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Using the Liver to Muscle (L/M) Signal Intensity Ratio on MRI to Estimate Hepatic Iron Stores

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Gastroenterology

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Gandon et al used Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to estimate hepatic iron content. The ratio of liver to muscle signal intensity under various imaging conditions can identify significant increases in hepatic iron stores. The authors are from Hopital Pontchaillou in Rennes, France.

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