Fetal MRI pp 49-54 | Cite as

Safety of Fetal MRI Scanning

Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


MRI uses a variety of different magnetic fields to produce images. These all interact with the body in some way. This chapter considers how they interact with the fetus in particular, and whether they pose any risk to the fetus. It also considers practical aspects of MR scanning that can cause problems for the mother or fetus.


Peripheral Nerve Stimulation International Electrotechnical Commission Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Half Fourier Acquisition Single Shot Turbo Spin Echo Sound Exposure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance CentreUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK

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