Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Alice Coelho Brandão


Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging method with several applications in the investigation of breast pathologies, due to the high spatial resolution images, multiplanar capacity (the breast can be observed in several planes), and excellent tissue contrast without exposing the patient to ionizing radiation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alice Coelho Brandão
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  1. 1.RadiologyMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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