T2 blackout effect
Citation, DOI, disclosures and article data
At the time the article was created Frank Gaillard had no recorded disclosures.View Frank Gaillard's current disclosures
At the time the article was last revised Daniel J Bell had no recorded disclosures.View Daniel J Bell's current disclosures
T2 blackout effect is a diffusion-weighted imaging phenomenon, representing the reverse of T2 shine through. The 'true' diffusion signal (as determined by ADC values) is reduced on DWI images (e.g. b=1000) by the presence of very low T2 signal (on b=0 images).