Diagnostic performance of MRI in the detection of renal lipid-poor angiomyolipomas: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Mitchell P. Wilson, Deelan Patel, Mohammad H. Murad, Matthew D.F. McInnes, Prayash Katlariwala, Gavin Low

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Abstract

MRI shows promising accuracy for detecting lipid-poor angiomyolipomas (area under receiver operating characteristic curve, .0.9) and may replace biopsy and surgery in selected patients; studies evaluating MRI accuracy with a pragmatic algorithm and pre-specified threshold can help confirm this management pathway.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)511-520
Number of pages10
JournalRadiology
Volume296
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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