Clinical Lung Imaging

MRI of the lung can be applied in a variety of clinical scenarios. It is a feasible alternative to CT– as it avoids unnecessary radiation in young patients and provides additional physiological information such as perfusion or respiratory dynamics. Diffusion-weighted imaging can even add biological information about cell density. In this report, Professor Biederer (University Hospital Kiel, Germany) gives a detailed review on lung imaging protocols and an insight into typical applications for lung MRI. [...]

Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation

36 year old woman came for routine antenatal screening. An abnormality was detected in the right hemithorax on ultrasound. An MRI was performed for better evaluation. [...]