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Preoperative contrast-enhanced MRI of the parathyroid glands in hyperparathyroidism.

Authors
  • Lopez Hänninen, E
  • Vogl, T J
  • Steinmüller, T
  • Ricke, J
  • Neuhaus, P
  • Felix, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Investigative Radiology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2000
Volume
35
Issue
7
Pages
426–430
Identifiers
PMID: 10901104
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

MRI of the parathyroid glands presented a sensitive imaging modality, thus demonstrating its high potential to preoperatively detect abnormal glands. Moreover, in a minor proportion of patients with atypical parathyroid lesion characteristics, contrast administration may increase lesion detectability.

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