MRI of Fetal and Maternal Diseases in Pregnancy

  • Gabriele Masselli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Roberto Brunelli, Gabriele Masselli
    Pages 1-20
  3. Anat Biegon, Chen Hoffmann, Michal Marianne Amitai, Gal Yaniv
    Pages 21-33
  4. George Koberlein, Keyanoosh Hosseinzadeh, Evelyn Y. Anthony
    Pages 35-56
  5. MR of the Fetus

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Raphael E. Alford, April A. Bailey, Diane M. Twickler
      Pages 91-118
    3. Neil U. Lall, Mariana L. Meyers, David M. Mirsky
      Pages 119-137
    4. Karuna V. Shekdar
      Pages 139-158
    5. Dorothy Bulas, Alexia Egloff
      Pages 159-181
    6. Mike Seed
      Pages 183-204
    7. César Martín, Anna Darnell
      Pages 205-230
    8. Monika Bekiesinska-Figatowska
      Pages 231-243
    9. April A. Bailey, Diane M. Twickler, John R. Leyendecker
      Pages 245-268
    10. José M. Palacios-Jaraquemada, Claudio Hernán Bruno
      Pages 269-285
  6. MR of Maternal Disease in Pregnancy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 287-287
    2. Alberto Pierallini, Andrea Romano
      Pages 289-297
    3. António P. Matos, Fernanda Garozzo Velloni, Mamdoh AlObaidy, Rogério Zaia Pinetti, Richard C. Semelka, Miguel Ramalho
      Pages 299-340
    4. Kristina E. Hoque, Patrick M. Colletti
      Pages 341-361
    5. Shaun R. Best, Lorene E. Romine, Michele A. Brown
      Pages 363-373
    6. Ashish Khandelwal, Alampady Shanbhogue
      Pages 375-395
    7. Faye Cuthbert, Nishat Bharwani, Gabriele Masselli, Andrea G. Rockall
      Pages 397-415
    8. Nadia Caplan, Koenraad J. Mortele
      Pages 417-434
    9. Elena Resnick, Karen Lee
      Pages 451-475
    10. Gabriele Masselli, Maria Chiara Colaiacomo, Giuseppe Rossi, Gianfranco Gualdi
      Pages 477-490
    11. Whitney Manlove, Kathryn J. Fowler, Vincent M. Mellnick, Christine O. Menias, Constantine A. Raptis
      Pages 491-497
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 499-508

About this book


This comprehensive guide to MRI of the pregnant patient presenting with fetal or maternal diseases provides a practical, hands-on approach to the use of state-of-the-art MRI techniques and the optimization of sequences. It analyzes data obtained from maternal and fetal MRI examinations, reviews fast imaging techniques, details pitfalls related to fetal MRI and assesses methods for improving image resolution. Fetal pathological conditions and methods of prenatal MRI diagnosis are discussed according to organ system and the literature is reviewed. Interpretation of findings and potential artifacts are thoroughly considered with the aid of numerous high-quality illustrations. The book will be a detailed resource for radiologists, obstetricians, neonatologists and geneticists, as well as any other practitioner who wishes to gain an in-depth understanding of fetal and maternal MRI. In addition, it will serve as a reference source for technicians, researchers and students, as well as for any specialist who is planning to set up a fetal and maternal MRI service.


Acute abdominal pain in pregnancy Diagnostic pitfalls Fast MRI techniques Fetal abnormalities MR sequence optimization Maternal disorders during pregnancy

Editors and affiliations

  • Gabriele Masselli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUmberto I Hospital Sapienza UniversityRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-21427-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-21428-3
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