Hepatic Iron: Biopsy vs Imaging

Matamoros Jr., A.; Thompson, Jon S.
November 1999
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1999, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p3107
Academic Journal
Discusses research being done on the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the estimation of hepatic iron concentration. Reference to a study by H. L. Bonkovsky and colleagues published in a 1999 issue of "Radiology"; Significance of early diagnosis iron deposition in patients with hereditary human leukocyte antigen-linked hemochromatosis; Benefits of MRI.


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