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Imaging of neurologic conditions during pregnancy and the perinatal period.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22840790     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Throughout pregnancy and the puerperium, a variety of hormonal and physiologic changes occur that are associated with pregnancy-specific neurologic conditions, which may also influence known preexisting medical conditions or bring previously unknown neurologic conditions to clinical attention. This article reviews the imaging of a spectrum of neurologic conditions that may be encountered in the pregnant or puerperal patient, the key physiologic changes that are most germane to the imaging of neurologic conditions, and the important safety considerations that are made when choosing and performing a diagnostic imaging test for the pregnant and puerperal patient.
Authors:
William T Delfyett; David T Fetzer
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologic clinics     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1557-9875     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Clin     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219232     Medline TA:  Neurol Clin     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  791-822     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside, 200 Lothrop Street South Tower, 8th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.
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