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Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2008 Aug;16(3):385-402, v. doi: 10.1016/j.mric.2008.04.008.

Advances in pediatric MR imaging.

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  • 1Pediatric Radiology, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.


This article describes the considerable technical achievements that have been made in MR imaging in the evaluation of pediatric patients. The latest techniques in improving signal intensity, resolution, and speed are discussed. The multitude of new options for pediatric MR imaging are illustrated, including higher field strength imaging, multi-channel coil technology coupled with parallel imaging, and new pulse sequence designs. Several future directions in the field of pediatric body and musculoskeletal imaging also are highlighted.

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