Key clinical point: Fast MRI could be an alternative to CT in children with possible traumatic brain injury.
Major finding: Fast MRI’s sensitivity at detecting traumatic brain injury was 92.8% (95% confidence interval, 86.3-96.8).
Study details: A prospective study of 223 children aged younger than 6 years with possible traumatic brain injury who were screened with both CT and fast MRI.
Disclosures: The study was funded by the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund (MindSource) and the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. The study authors reported no relevant financial disclosures.