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26.09.2022 | Review

Indications for magnetic resonance imaging of the fetal body (extra-central nervous system): recommendations from the European Society of Paediatric Radiology Fetal Task Force

verfasst von: Georgia Papaioannou, Pablo Caro-Domínguez, Willemijn M. Klein, Catherine Garel, Marie Cassart

Erschienen in: Pediatric Radiology

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Abstract

The indications for fetal body MRI are amplifying because of the expanding possibilities of fetal and perinatal therapy. However, huge heterogeneity regarding the indications for fetal body MRI is seen among different European countries that is mostly related to local use of US, but also to local fetal MRI expertise and legislation on pregnancy termination. The purpose of this article is to summarize the precise indications for fetal MRI, excluding the central nervous system. MRI indications arise from the sonographic findings, based on the operator’s experience and the various practices in the countries and institutions represented on the European Society of Paediatric Radiology Fetal Task Force. We also highlight the strengths and weaknesses of fetal US and MRI of the fetal body.
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Metadaten
Titel
Indications for magnetic resonance imaging of the fetal body (extra-central nervous system): recommendations from the European Society of Paediatric Radiology Fetal Task Force
verfasst von
Georgia Papaioannou
Pablo Caro-Domínguez
Willemijn M. Klein
Catherine Garel
Marie Cassart
Publikationsdatum
26.09.2022
Verlag
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Erschienen in
Pediatric Radiology
Print ISSN: 0301-0449
Elektronische ISSN: 1432-1998
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-022-05495-4

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