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Magnetic resonance imaging of cyanotic and noncyanotic congenital heart disease.
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PMID:  12424944     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
MRI has become an important imaging tool that complements echocardiography in the noninvasive evaluation of congenital heart defects. It can play a crucial role in diagnosis by assessing anatomic and functional features in CHD and identifying complications and postoperative sequelae. The performance and application of cardiac MRI require not only knowledge of the clinical question that needs to be addressed but knowledge of the anatomic characteristics of a variety of congenital heart lesions. A knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of the different imaging sequences also is important so as to optimize and expedite the examination.
Fernando R Gutierrez; Marilyn J Siegel; Juliet Howard Fallah; Mehdi Poustchi-Amin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Magnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1064-9689     ISO Abbreviation:  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-11     Completed Date:  2003-01-09     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422762     Medline TA:  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-35     Citation Subset:  IM    
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 510 South Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis*
Infant, Newborn
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*

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