T1 Relaxation Time in Lungs of Asymptomatic Smokers.
Journal article, 2016

Interest in using T1 as a potential MRI biomarker of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has recently increased. Since tobacco smoking is the major risk factor for development of COPD, the aim for this study was to examine whether tobacco smoking, pack-years (PY), influenced T1 of the lung parenchyma in asymptomatic current smokers.

Author

Daniel Alamidi

University of Gothenburg

Simon S I Kindvall

Lund University

Penny L Hubbard Cristinacce

University of Manchester

Deirdre M McGrath

University of Manchester

Simon S Young

AstraZeneca AB

Josephine H Naish

University of Manchester

John C Waterton

University of Manchester

Per Wollmer

Lund University

Sandra Diaz

Lund University

Marita Olsson

AstraZeneca AB

Paul Hockings

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Signalbehandling och medicinsk teknik, Signal Processing

Kerstin M Lagerstrand

University of Gothenburg

Geoffrey J M Parker

University of Manchester

Bioxydyn

Lars E Olsson

Lund University

PLoS ONE

1932-6203 (ISSN)

Vol. 11 3 e0149760- 0149760

Subject Categories

Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging

DOI

10.1371/journal.pone.0149760

PubMed

26958856

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