Invest Radiol 2021 Sep 9. Epub 2021 Sep 9.
From the Department of Radiology, Medical Physics Department of Oral and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Center for Dental Medicine, Medical Center-University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research Partner Site Freiburg, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany Minerva Imaging, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, Center for Dental Medicine, Medical Center-University of Freiburg, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.
Objectives: Accurate visualization of dental root canals is vital for the correct diagnosis and subsequent treatment. This work assesses the improvement of a dedicated new coil for dental magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in comparison to conventional ones in terms of signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and visibility.
Materials And Methods: A newly developed intraoral flexible coil was used to display dental roots with MRI, and it provides improved sensitivity with a loop design and size adjusted to a single tooth anatomy. Read More