Radiologic assessment of fetal tracheal balloon occlusion

Eric J. Jordan, Vickie A. Feldstein, Willieford Moses, Andrew S. Phelps

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Abstract

Fetal endoscopic tracheal occlusion (FETO) is a novel technique to treat cases of isolated severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Although there are benefits of MRI over ultrasound in assessing lung volumes, it is unknown whether there are benefits of MRI for localizing the tracheal balloon. This is a retrospective study reviewing the imaging characteristics of FETO in patients who underwent both MRI and ultrasound exams done to localize tracheal balloons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-118
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Imaging
Volume42
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • CDH
  • Fetal MRI
  • Fetal ultrasound
  • FETO
  • Tracheal occlusion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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