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High-resolution spinal sonography in infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6372417     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
High-resolution, real-time sonography of the spine revealed significant anatomic details in 29 infants, including nine with congenital malformations. Transverse sections were most useful for detecting osteochondral anomalies and for evaluating the symmetry of the spinal column and its soft-tissue contents. Longitudinal sections augmented the transverse sections and provided the most detailed anatomy of the cord and spinal arteries. A normal screening sonographic examination obviates ionizing radiation and invasive procedures, while an abnormal study implies the need for further, complementary diagnostic investigations.
Authors:
H Kangarloo; R H Gold; M J Diament; M I Boechat; C Barrett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  142     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-12     Completed Date:  1984-06-12     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1243-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Spinal Dysraphism / diagnosis*
Spine / abnormalities*
Ultrasonography*

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