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Magnetic resonance of the lung: a step forward in the study of lung disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22407047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the lung has progressed tremendously in recent years. Because of improvements in speed and image quality, MRI is now ready for routine clinical use. The main advantage of MRI of the lung is its unique combination of structural and functional assessment in a single imaging session. We review the three major clinical indications for MRI of the lung: staging of lung tumors; evaluation of pulmonary vascular disease; and investigation of pulmonary abnormalities in patients who should not be exposed to radiation.
Bruno Hochhegger; Edson Marchiori; Klaus Irion; Arthur Soares Souza; Jackson Volkart; Adalberto S Rubin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicaça̋o oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1806-3756     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bras Pneumol     Publication Date:    2012 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-12     Completed Date:  2012-09-14     Revised Date:  2013-09-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101222274     Medline TA:  J Bras Pneumol     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng; por     Pagination:  105-15     Citation Subset:  IM    
Departamento de Pneumologia, Complexo Hospitalar Santa Casa de Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil.
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MeSH Terms
Cystic Fibrosis / diagnosis
Hypertension, Pulmonary / diagnosis
Lung Diseases / diagnosis*
Lung Diseases, Interstitial / diagnosis
Lung Neoplasms / pathology*
Lymph Nodes / pathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / standards*
Neoplasm Staging / methods
Pulmonary Embolism / diagnosis

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