multiplanar reformatting


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multiplanar reformatting (MPR)

a technique used in two-dimensional tomographic imaging (computed tomography and magnetic resonance) to generate sagittal, coronal, and oblique views from axial sections.
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Multiplanar reformatting should be performed and the aortic diameter should be measured in reproducible anatomic positions, in a plane perpendicular to the direction of flow.
Despite having the capability in this study to use multiplanar reformatting to interrogate the 1 mm dataset, we opted not to use this function so that the two datasets were analyzed and compared in the same axial plane.
The diagnostic value of radial multiplanar reformatting (MPR) in the CT-diagnosis of pulmonary embolism [in German].