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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 71, Issue 12, pp 1095–1110 | Cite as

Role of MR imaging in pediatric surgery

  • Raju Sharma
  • Shivanand Gamanagatti
Symposium on Common Pediatric Surgical Problems-I

Abstract

Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a non-invasive multiplanar imaging modality which does not use ionizing radiation. In recent years major technical advances in this field have led to shorter imaging times and better resolution. This has widened the scope of this modality in pediatric imaging. MRI is already an established technique for the brain and spine and is increasingly being used for musculoskeletal, abdominal and pelvic imaging. In this article the authors provide an update on this exciting modality with stress on applications relevant to pediatric surgeons.

Key words

MRI Pediatrie Craniospial Body 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew Delhi

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