MR neurography: Past, present, and future

Avneesh Chhabra, Gustav Andreisek, Theodoros Soldatos, Kenneth C. Wang, Aaron J. Flammang, Allan J. Belzberg, John A. Carrino

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. MR neurography (MRN) has increasingly been used in clinical practice for the evaluation of peripheral nerve disease. This article reviews the historic perspective of MRN, the current imaging trends of this modality, and the future directions and applications that have shown potential for improved imaging and diagnostic capabilities. CONCLUSION. MRN has come a long way in the past 2 decades. Excellent depiction of 3D nerve anatomy and pathology is currently possible. Further technical developments in diffusion-based nerve and muscle imaging, whole-body MRN, and nerve-specific MR contrast agents will likely play a major role in advancing this novel field and understanding peripheral neuromuscular diseases in the years to come.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)583-591
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume197
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011

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Whole Body Imaging
Neuromuscular Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Diagnostic Imaging
Contrast Media
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Keywords

  • MR neurography
  • MRI
  • Peripheral nerves

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Chhabra, A., Andreisek, G., Soldatos, T., Wang, K. C., Flammang, A. J., Belzberg, A. J., & Carrino, J. A. (2011). MR neurography: Past, present, and future. American Journal of Roentgenology, 197(3), 583-591. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.10.6012

MR neurography : Past, present, and future. / Chhabra, Avneesh; Andreisek, Gustav; Soldatos, Theodoros; Wang, Kenneth C.; Flammang, Aaron J.; Belzberg, Allan J.; Carrino, John A.

In: American Journal of Roentgenology, Vol. 197, No. 3, 01.09.2011, p. 583-591.

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Chhabra, A, Andreisek, G, Soldatos, T, Wang, KC, Flammang, AJ, Belzberg, AJ & Carrino, JA 2011, 'MR neurography: Past, present, and future', American Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 197, no. 3, pp. 583-591. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.10.6012
Chhabra A, Andreisek G, Soldatos T, Wang KC, Flammang AJ, Belzberg AJ et al. MR neurography: Past, present, and future. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2011 Sep 1;197(3):583-591. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.10.6012
Chhabra, Avneesh ; Andreisek, Gustav ; Soldatos, Theodoros ; Wang, Kenneth C. ; Flammang, Aaron J. ; Belzberg, Allan J. ; Carrino, John A. / MR neurography : Past, present, and future. In: American Journal of Roentgenology. 2011 ; Vol. 197, No. 3. pp. 583-591.
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