Author Topic: Study shows MRIs without contrast might be OK for routine MS followups  (Read 9 times)

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There are some slight risks involved in the use of gadolinium contrast dye for MRIs, but neurologists have been routinely requiring its use for almost all MS-related MRIs. Now this study indicates that quite a few of those MRIs could be done without the contrast dye. From Radiology (March 12, 2019), Eichinger et al., "Non-contrast MRI effective in monitoring progression of MS, study shows":


https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/radiol.2019181568
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