MRI in pregnancy: Indications and practical considerations

@article{Mervak2019MRIIP,
  title={MRI in pregnancy: Indications and practical considerations},
  author={Benjamin M Mervak and E. Altun and Katrina A. McGinty and W. Hyslop and R. Semelka and L. Burke},
  journal={Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging},
  year={2019},
  volume={49}
}
  • Benjamin M Mervak, E. Altun, +3 authors L. Burke
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • There is a constantly evolving knowledgebase regarding the safety of MRI in pregnant patients, as well as the safety of gadolinium administration, given potential fetal risks. This review provides an overview of national and international recommendations for patient screening and safety by trimester, evaluates the most recent literature regarding administration of gadolinium in pregnant patients, and discusses technical requirements when imaging pregnant patients. A protocol for imaging… CONTINUE READING

    Topics from this paper.

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 54 REFERENCES
    Techniques, terminology, and indications for MRI in pregnancy.
    15
    Safety of Contrast Material Use During Pregnancy and Lactation.
    11
    MR safety issues particular to women.
    10
    Imaging of pregnant and lactating patients: part 2, evidence-based review and recommendations.
    65
    Imaging Pregnant and Lactating Patients.
    60
    Acute abdominal and pelvic pain in pregnancy: ESUR recommendations
    58
    Acute Abdomen in Pregnancy
    40