What to Expect When They are Expecting: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Acute Abdomen and Pelvis in Pregnancy
Department of Radiology
Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Radiology
In this article, we discuss the challenges in the diagnosis of acute abdominopelvic pain in pregnant patients, role of imaging, and advantages of MRI over other modalities. Methods consist of pictorial review. We review the differential diagnoses and illustrate the MRI findings in pregnant patients with acute abdominopelvic pain, including gastrointestinal, gynecologic, urologic, and vascular etiologies.
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Citation: Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2016 Dec 15. pii: S0363-0188(16)30103-7. 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2016.12.007. Link to article on publisher's site
Kotecha, Hemang M.; McIntosh, Lacey J.; Lo, Hao S.; Chen, Byron Y.; and Dupuis, Carolyn S., "What to Expect When They are Expecting: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Acute Abdomen and Pelvis in Pregnancy" (2016). Radiology Publications and Presentations. 234.