Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal


During the past two years, the value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the diagnosis and staging of a variety of urologic neoplasms has been demonstrated, and the ability of MRI to determine sites of renal obstruction and causes of posttransplant renal failure have been reported. Its excellent soft-tissue contrast resolution has allowed accurate delineation of regional anatomy in the kidney, prostate gland, urinary bladder, urethra, uterus, and vagina. The importance of MRI in the urologic diagnosis is expected to increase as clinical imaging systems become widely available.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.