Fig A:  Researchers used MRI to compare the axial fast gradiant echo slice of four premature babies, three with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and one without. The MRIs more clearly indicate that Patient BPD5 shows signs of fibrotic opacities. In Patients BPD2 and BPD3, these features and multiple regions of emphysema and hyperexpansion are described in the X-rays.

Pulmonary Medicine

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MRI Improves Analysis of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Physicians have long faced challenges in detecting subtle differences in bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), a serious but poorly characterized complication in premature infants.

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