A rapid, reliable radiation-free method of pediatric body venography might complement US by evaluating veins in the abdomen and pelvis and by providing a global depiction of venous anatomy. We describe a MR venography technique utilizing gadofosveset, a blood pool contrast agent, in children. The technique allows high-spatial-resolution imaging of the veins from the diaphragm to the knees in less than 15 min of total exam time.
Venography MRI Gadofosveset Blood pool contrast agent
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P.G. would like to thank Søren G.F. Rasmussen for his assistance with the preparation of the figures.
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