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Low-and High-Field Strength Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Evaluate the Brain in One Normal Dog and Two Dogs with Central Nervous System Disease

Kärkkäinen M.

Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 1995. 36(6): p.528-532.

The brain of one control dog and two dogs with spontaneous central nervous system pathology (one hydrocephalus, one meningoencepholocoele) were examined with low- and high-field-strength magnetic resonance devices to evalute the suitability of low-field magnets for canine brain imaging. We used 0.1 T and 1.0 T magnetic resonance (MR) imagers. The best image quality was seen 1.0 T imaging due to better signal-to-noise-ratio, but both systems produced satisfactory anatomic images of the brain.