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Acute non-traumatic maternal illnesses in pregnancy: imaging approaches.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16133605     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The imaging methods used to obtain diagnostic information for pregnant patients presenting with acute non-traumatic maternal illnesses have been reviewed. Conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, uterus, adnexae, central nervous system and chest have been investigated via a variety of imaging methods, which include ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), intravenous pyelography (IVP), angiography and fluoroscopy. The method of choice, application, and safety to the mother and fetus are considered for investigation of each condition.
Saween K S Thompson; Stanford M Goldman; Komal B Shah; Phebe C Chen; Louis K Wagner; Frank M Corl; Bharat K Raval; Shela Sheth; Elliot K Fishman; Carl M Sandler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency radiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1070-3004     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Radiol     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-02     Completed Date:  2005-12-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9431227     Medline TA:  Emerg Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-212     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, 6431 Fannin-MSB2 100, Houston, TX 77030, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnostic Imaging*
Pregnancy Complications / diagnosis*

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