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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kersting-Sommerhoff, B; Hof, N; Lenz, M; Gerhardt, P 
Title:
MRI of peripheral joints with a low-field dedicated system: a reliable and cost-effective alternative to high-field units? 
Abstract:
In the age of health care cost containment new imaging technology has to meet diagnostic requirements as well as economic limitations. In the MR sector new dedicated systems promise reliable diagnostic information at considerably lower costs than whole-body imagers. Within the past 18 months we have examined 2200 patients with acute and chronic lesions of peripheral joints (knee, ankle, foot, elbow, wrist, hand) in a 0.2T dedicated MR system (ARTOSCAN, Esaote Biomedica, Genoa, Italy). We report...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Radiol 
Year:
1996 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
561-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0938-7994 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie