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Table 6 Number and site distribution of metastatic bony lesions detected by MRI sequences

From: Accuracy and diagnostic value of diffusion-weighted whole body imaging with background body signal suppression (DWIBS) in metastatic breast cancer

Sequence site T1 ST WB-DW DWIBS
Vertebra 22 26 24 27
Pelvic bone 10 12 11 12
Shoulder girdle 6 6 5 6
Total 38 (84.5%) 44 (97.8%) 40 (88.9%) 45 (100%)
Missed lesions 7 (15.5%) 1 (2.2%) 5 (11.1%) 0 (0%)