Magnetic resonance imaging of the neonatal brain

Hosp Med. 1998 Jan;59(1):41-5.


Advances in magnetic resonance technology have revolutionized our ability to obtain detailed images of the neonatal brain without the use of ionizing radiation. Magnetic resonance imaging has now become the modality of choice for the in-vivo assessment of brain development, myelination and pathology.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Brain / abnormalities*
  • Brain Injuries / diagnosis*
  • Brain Ischemia / diagnosis
  • Central Nervous System Infections / diagnosis*
  • Cerebral Infarction / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Neonatal Screening