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2020 05

Pediatr Radiol



Safety of repeated hyperpolarized helium 3 magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric asthma patients.


Tsuchiya N, Schiebler ML, Evans MD, Cadman RV, Sorkness RL, Lemanske RF, Jackson DJ, Jarjour NN, Denlinger LC, Fain SB
Pediatr Radiol. 2020 05; 50(5):646-655.
PMID: 31980848.


Hyperpolarized helium 3 magnetic resonance imaging (He MRI) is useful for investigating pulmonary physiology of pediatric asthma, but a detailed assessment of the safety profile of this agent has not been performed in children.