magnetic resonance neurography


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magnetic resonance neurography

A modification of MRI used to directly image nerves by optimising selectivity for MR water properties of nerves.

Indications
Magnetic resonance neurography is used to evaluate nerve compression or entrapment neuropathies.
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Sciatica of nondisc origin and piriformis syndrome: diagnosis by magnetic resonance neurography and interventional magnetic resonance imaging with outcome study of resulting treatment.
Unlike conventional MRI scans, magnetic resonance neurography can reliably image nerves.
Filler and his colleagues at the University of Washington in Seattle first demonstrated the technique, called magnetic resonance neurography, 3 years ago (SN: 3/20/93, p.

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