Could MRI Be Used To Image Kidney Fibrosis? A Review of Recent Advances and Remaining Barriers.

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A key contributor to the progression of nearly all forms of CKD is fibrosis, a largely irreversible process that drives further kidney injury. Despite its importance, clinicians currently have no means of noninvasively assessing renal scar, and thus have historically relied on percutaneous renal biopsy to assess fibrotic burden. Although helpful in the… (More)
DOI: 10.2215/CJN.07900716

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