Skip Navigation LinksHome > October 2004 - Volume 19 - Issue 4 > MR Evaluation of Pulmonary Blood Flow
Journal of Thoracic Imaging:

MR Evaluation of Pulmonary Blood Flow

Levin, David L MD, PHD*; Hatabu, Hiroto MD, PHD†

Collapse Box


Pulmonary blood flow is one of the primary determinants of gas exchange. While a number of methods can be used to evaluation pulmonary perfusion, these have substantial limitations. In this paper, we discuss the use of magnetic resonance imaging techniques for the evaluation of pulmonary blood flow. While these methods are not commonly used at present, they have the potential to contribute greatly to the evaluation of suspected pulmonary vascular disease.

© 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


Article Tools


Article Level Metrics

Search for Similar Articles
You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search.