Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

  • E. B. Cady
  • J. Hennig
  • E. Martin


This chapter is devoted to magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) of the brain in neonates and young infants. The application of MRS to the noninvasive assessment of cerebral metabolism in vivo is new in neuroscience and is certainly one of the most exciting recent developments in paediatric research. Information available to date on the safety of magnetic resonance (MR) gives strong indication that there are no health risks involved and long-term sequelae are not to be expected when present safety recommendations are adhered to (Shellock 1989).


Radio Frequency Standard Deviation Score Normal Infant Radio Frequency Pulse Magnetic Resonance System 
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  • E. B. Cady
  • J. Hennig
  • E. Martin

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