Journal Club: ISUOG Practice Guidelines: performance of fetal magnetic resonance imaging
Citation: Prayer D, Malinger G, Brugger PC, Cassady C, De Catte L, De Keersmaecker B, Fernandes GL, Glanc P, Goncalves LF, Gruber GM, Laifer-Narin S, Lee W, Millischer A-E, Molho M, Neelavalli J, Platt L, Pugash D, Ramaekers P, Salomon LJ, Sanz M, Timor-Tritsch IE, Tutschek B, Twickler D, Weber M, Ximenes R, Raine-Fenning N. ISUOG Practice Guidelines: performance of fetal magnetic resonance imaging. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2017; 49: 671–680.
Fetal MRI is an important adjunct to sonographic examination of the fetus. The ISUOG has developed guidelines to minimize differences pertaining to operator experience, quality of images and sequences used to better define the role of fetal MRI.
The guidelines are shared as an educational and clinical resource and can be accessed here
Dr. Nitin Ghonge, Member of Fetal Radiology India SIG, is leading an initiative to develop India specific fetal MRI guidelines for the use of fetal radiologists in India.