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First experience with neonatal examinations with the use of MR-compatible incubator

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dc.contributor.author Bekiesińska-Figatowska, Monika pl
dc.contributor.author Szkudlińska-Pawlak, Sylwia pl
dc.contributor.author Romaniuk-Doroszewska, Anna pl
dc.contributor.author Duczkowski, Marek pl
dc.contributor.author Iwanowska, Beata pl
dc.contributor.author Duczkowska, Agnieszka pl
dc.contributor.author Mądzik, Jarosław pl
dc.contributor.author Brągoszewska, Hanna pl
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-11T07:17:33Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-11T07:17:33Z
dc.date.issued 2014 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1733-134X pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/43176
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title First experience with neonatal examinations with the use of MR-compatible incubator pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 268-274 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr. s. 274 pl
dc.abstract.en Background: Since 2003, very few publications have described brain examinations using neonatal MR-compatible incubator (INC). The authors present their first experience in these examinations, not limited to brain scans, with the use of an incubator equipped not only with head coil, but also with a coil designed for examinations of the spinal canal and spinal cord as well as the whole body, at the Institute of Mother and Child in Warsaw. Material and Methods: Examinations were performed in 27 newborns (12 girls, 15 boys). Most of the neonates were prematurely born: 19 (70.4%) were born at gestational age of 23-37 weeks, mean of 30 weeks. They were examined at the corrected age of 26 weeks-1 month, mean of 36 weeks. Body weight of the newborns on the day of the study was 600–4,300 g, mean of 2,654 g. The study was performed with a GE Signa HDxT 1.5 T system with the use of a Nomag IC 1.5 incubator by Lammers Medical Technology Co., equipped with three coils: an eight-channel, phased-array head coil and a twelve-channel phased-array coil for the whole body, consisting of an eight-channel coil integrated in the incubator and a separate four-channel surface coil. Results: Of the 27 children, 25 (92.6%) required a brain scan. Two children (7.4%) were referred to MRI for assessment of the spinal canal and the abdomen. We compared the results of transfontanelle ultrasound and MRI scans in 21 children. MRI provided significantly more diagnostic information in 18 cases (85.7%); in 3 cases (14.3%), no additional knowledge about the pathology was provided by the exam. Conclusions: The MR-compatible incubator increases the availability of MRI to newborns, especially premature newborns and those with low and extremely low body weight, for whom MR examinations are necessary to determine the extent of changes, not limited to the central nervous system, as well as to establish prognosis. Dedicated neonatal coils integrated with the incubator permit more accurate diagnosis than the previously used adult coils. pl
dc.subject.en magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pl
dc.subject.en MR-compatible incubator (INC) pl
dc.subject.en neonates pl
dc.description.volume 79 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.12659/PJR.890371 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1899-0967 pl
dc.title.journal Polish Journal of Radiology pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC-ND; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl


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