Every little thing can be a matter of life or death for premature babies. That is why the right diagnosis plays an extremely important role. This includes examining infants with an MRI scan. Until now, sliding premature babies into an MRI scanner without an incubator was only possible to a limited degree. Now this problem could be solved.
n this interview with MEDICA-tradefair.com, Nina Friedrich discusses the special features of the MR Diagnostics Incubator System nomag® IC and the important design aspects of the machine.Mrs. Friedrich, when do MRI scans make sense for premature babies?Nina Friedrich: In the case of non-specific symptoms exhibited by the patient or to determine the cause of seizures. Thanks to an MRI scan, a physician is able to determine whether there is a brain hemorrhage for example. MRI images are extremely accurate so that details such as the bleeding source or tissue irritation can be detected. Diffusion weighted MR imaging can deliver a possible prognosis after a lack of oxygen during delivery and provide conclusions pertaining to the neural tracts in the brain for example.
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