Published in Cardiovascular Week, April 25th, 2005
According to scientists in the United States, "We tested the feasibility and safety of invasive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during peripheral angioplasty. Real-time MRI can image soft tissue and may potentially guide therapeutic procedures without ionizing radiation or nephrotoxic contrast."
A.J. Dick and colleagues of the U.S. National Institutes of Health continued, "MRI-guided diagnostic catheterization has been described recently, but safe and conspicuous catheter devices are not widely available. An...
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