Magnetic resonance neurography

A. G. Filler, M. Kliot, H. R. Winn, J. S. Tsuruda, C. E. Hayes, F. A. Howe, J. R. Griffiths, A. G. Filler, B. A. Bell, A. G. Filler

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Abstract

Radiological methods exist for generating tissue-specific images of bone, vessels, lymphatics, abdominal viscera, and the central nervous system, but there has been no reliable means to generate a clinical image of a nerve. We present the first "image neurogram" and report a method for producing such images by use of commercial magnetic resonance imaging systems. The image depicts a human nerve in situ in relation with a nerve graft, wherein the nerve is rendered in isolation much like a vessel appears in isolation in a subtraction angiogram.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)659-661
Number of pages3
JournalThe Lancet
Volume341
Issue number8846
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 13 1993

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  • Medicine(all)

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