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High-field MRI for fetal autopsy

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Fetal autopsy is important to confirm, or refute, an antenatal diagnosis. Conventional autopsy may be difficult or impossible because of the size or condition of the fetus, parental request for rapid burial, or refusal of consent. Conventional whole-body MRI at 1.5 T may provide inadequate image quality, but the results may be better with high-field MRI. Now researchers in London (Sudhin …

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