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Low Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Canine Central Nervous System

Kärkkäinen M., Mero M., Nummi P., et al.

Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 1991. 32(2): p.71-74.

Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is a relatively new method of medical imaging. MR studies on the normal canine central nervous system were performed using a low field MR scanner. The regions of interest were the head, neck, and lumbar region. The MR findings in two patients with brain atrophy and cervical neck disc protrusion were also evaluated. Based on our findings it appears that low-field scanners will be satisfactory for use in veterinary diagnostic imaging.