Imaging of the abdomen has always been a crucial part of medicine, as it is one of the most commonly affected regions in many diseases, due to the large number of organs it houses. With the advent of newer sequences utilized during magnetic resonance imaging, MRI now has even more applications in the field of abdominal imaging, and is now even a stronger tool available to aid clinicians.
After reviewing this article, the student should be able to:
- Explain the protocols and procedures of abdominal MRIs.
- Define the anatomy for an abdominal MRI.
- Understand the exposure of abdominal MRIs.
- Identify the technique and pathology of abdominal MRIs.