A new imaging technique that can help distinguish between active and chronic thrombi has the potential to reduce the rates of overdiagnosis of recurrent VTE and subsequent use of anticoagulants. Magnetic resonance direct resonance imaging (MRDTI) can visualise the oxidation of haemoglobin to methaemoglobin in an active thrombus. Speaking at the ISTH Congress in Melbourne, ...
MRI technique validated for ruling out recurrent DVT
By Mardi Chapman
17 Jul 2019