July-August 2015

Introduction

Fetal Neuroimaging

Guest Editor Thierry Huisman

Guest EditorThierry A.G.M. Huisman

Guest Editor Andrea Poretti

Guest EditorAndrea Poretti

In the last years, the significant and continuous development of fetal MR imaging has revolutionized the prenatal diagnosis of congenital and acquired brain anomalies.1,2 In the … more »

Pediatrics

Correlation of Prenatal and Postnatal MRI Findings in Schizencephaly

Arastoo Vossough

Arastoo Vossough

Schizencephaly is a relatively rare malformation of the central nervous system without an entirely clear etiology. Clinical manifestations are diverse but often include varying degrees of developmental delay, sensorimotor impairment, and seizures. The prognosis in children with schizencephaly depends on whether they … more »

Pediatrics

MR Spectroscopy of the Fetal Brain — Is it Possible Without Sedation?

Vanessa Berger-Kulemann

Vanessa Berger-Kulemann

1H MR spectroscopy (MRS) has been established as a useful adjunct tool for morphologic imaging of the brain to understand the pathophysiologic mechanisms of fetal brain injury. The intrinsic magnetic properties of the fetal brain are used to compile a spectrum that contains … more »