Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and follow-up of neonatal cerebral injury.

@article{Dubowitz1985NuclearMR,
  title={Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and follow-up of neonatal cerebral injury.},
  author={Lilly M. S. Dubowitz and Graeme M. Bydder},
  journal={Clinics in perinatology},
  year={1985},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          243-60
        }
}
NMR scanning is feasible in the newborn period, and is capable of diagnosing most of the problems in this age group, but its general application presents a number of difficulties at present. It cannot be transported to the bedside. Adequate monitoring of ill patients is difficult, and scanning takes a relatively long time. The neonatal brain has an extremely high water content, and NMR scanning procedures require adaptation to apply to these conditions. NMR imaging, however, has already proved… CONTINUE READING