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Lung MRI as a possible alternative to CT scan for patients with primary immune deficiencies and increased radiosensitivity.

Authors
  • Serra, Goffredo1
  • Milito, Cinzia2
  • Mitrevski, Milica2
  • Granata, Guido2
  • Martini, Helene2
  • Pesce, Anna Maria2
  • Sfika, Ifigenia2
  • Bonanni, Livia2
  • Catalano, Carlo1
  • Fraioli, Francesco1
  • Quinti, Isabella3
  • 1 Department of Radiological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. , (Italy)
  • 2 Department of Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. , (Italy)
  • 3 Department of Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Italy)
Type
Published Article
Journal
CHEST Journal
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
December 2011
Volume
140
Issue
6
Pages
1581–1589
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1378/chest.10-3147
PMID: 21622550
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Lung alterations in patients with higher radiation sensitivity, such as patients with CVID, might be evaluated by MRI, a radiation-free technique alternative to CT scan.

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