Fast MR imaging of fetal central nervous system abnormalities.

@article{Levine2003FastMI,
  title={Fast MR imaging of fetal central nervous system abnormalities.},
  author={Deborah Levine and Patrick D. Barnes and Richard Robertson and Geoff Wong and Tejas S. Mehta},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={229 1},
  pages={51-61}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate with respect to gestational age (GA) the effect of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging on changes in diagnosis, patient counseling, and case management regarding fetuses suspected of having central nervous system (CNS) anomalies. MATERIALS AND METHODS The authors compared images from 242 ultrasonographic (US) studies and 242 MR imaging studies of the CNS in 214 fetuses. Reference standards of postnatal physical examination, imaging, surgical, and autopsy findings were… CONTINUE READING