A new tool for the characterization of spine fractures

This simple acquisition, evaluating the amount of fat, is another quick and easy method that helps solve the conundrum of spinal fractures: benign or malignant?

Article: Proton density fat fraction (PDFF) MR imaging for differentiation of acute benign and neoplastic compression fractures of the spine

Authors: Frederic Carsten Schmeel, Julian Alexander Luetkens, Simon Jonas Enkirch, Andreas Feißt, Christoph Hans-Jürgen Endler, Leonard Christopher Schmeel, Peter Johannes Wagenhäuser, Frank Träber, Hans Heinz Schild, Guido Matthias Kukuk