Safety of Routine Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Critically Ill Preterm Infants at 30 Weeks Gestational Age


Background and aims: Preterm infants are at risk of brain injury with consequent neurodevelopmental impairment. As part of standard clinical care, we screen for possible brain injury by performing cerebral MRI at 30 weeks postmenstrual age. Our aim was to evaluate safety of MRI procedures in this population.Methods: We retrospectively collected data… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/pr.2011.425