Postmortem examination of human fetal hearts at or below 20 weeks' gestation: a comparison of high-field MRI at 9.4 T with lower-field MRI magnets and stereomicroscopic autopsy. Vrije Universiteit Brussel
magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and stereomicroscopic autopsy for examination of
the heart in fetuses at or under 20 weeks' gestation.
METHODS: Prior to invasive stereomicroscopic autopsy, MRI scans at 9.4, 3.0 and
1.5 T were performed on 24 fetuses between 11 and 20 weeks' gestation, including
10 fetuses with cardiac abnormalities. The ...