Indications for body MRI Part I. Upper abdomen and renal imaging.


The lack of ionizing radiation use in MRI makes the high spatial resolution technique very appealing. Also, the easy access to multiplanar imaging and the fact that gadolinium-DTPA is well tolerated and not nephrotoxic makes MRI a robust alternative in the healthy as well as the renal compromised patient. Furthermore, MRI adds advanced possibility for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2007.11.015