Whole-body MRI as a screening tool?

@article{Ladd2009WholebodyMA,
  title={Whole-body MRI as a screening tool?},
  author={Susanne Ladd},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={452-62}
}
Screening (early detection of disease in asymptomatic groups of persons) with whole-body MR (wb-MR) has only recently become possible. Technical requirements include extended scanner table range and extended coverage with surface coils. This allows for examining the whole body without repositioning the patient. wb-MR angiography can be combined with cerebral and cardiac MR to form a comprehensive screening protocol for atherosclerosis; and many malignancies can technically be screened for, such… CONTINUE READING

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