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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 431–437 | Cite as

MRI of the liver—how to do it

  • Shreyas S. Vasanawala
Review

Abstract

This article details indications, patient preparation, pulse sequences/protocols, and contrast agents for pediatric hepatobiliary MRI. When performed well, MRI provides superior diagnostic information relative to CT for evaluation of hepatic tumors, liver transplants, and biliary disease.

Keywords

Pediatric MRI of the liver Hepatobiliary imaging Liver MRI Pulse sequences MRI contrast 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lucile Packard Children’s HospitalStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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