Rofo 2019; 191(07): 618-625
DOI: 10.1055/a-0832-2498
© Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Whole-Body MRI in Children and Adolescents – S1 Guideline

Article in several languages: English | deutsch
Jürgen F. Schaefer
1  Division of Paediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Lars Daniel Berthold
2  Radiology, Asklepios Clinic Lich, Lich, Germany
Gabriele Hahn
3  Division of Paediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, Dresden University Hospital, Germany
Thekla von Kalle
4  Department of Paediatric Radiology, Olga Hospital, Klinikum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Jörg Detlev Moritz
5  Paediatric Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Cornelia Schröder
6  Pediatric Radiology, Förderadiologicum, Standort Lubinus, Kiel, Germany
Joachim Stegmann
7  Department of Radiology, Children’s Hospital Wilhelmstift gGmbH, Hamburg, Germany
Marc Steinborn
8  Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Pediatric Radiology, Städtisches Klinikum München Schwabing, München, Germany
Jürgen Weidemann
9  Paediatric Radiology, Children’s Hospital Auf der Bult, Hannover, Germany
Rainer Wunsch
10  Pediatric Radiology, Ranova Marienhospital Witten, Witten, Germany
Hans-Joachim Mentzel
11  Section of Paediatric Radiology, Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany
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Publication History

12 December 2018

02 January 2019

Publication Date:
21 March 2019 (online)


Whole-body MRI is an imaging method that uses advanced modern MRI equipment to provide high-resolution images of the entire body. The goal of these guidelines is to specify the indications for which whole-body MRI can be recommended in children and adolescents and to describe the necessary technical requirements.

Citation Format

  • Schaefer JF, Berthold LD, Hahn G et al. Whole-Body MRI in Children and Adolescents – S1 Guidelines. Fortschr Röntgenstr 2019; 191: 618 – 625