Friday, February 26, 2010

No Fear MRI


Useful information for both MRI techs & patients: No Fear MRI



Tags: Claustrophobia, successful MRI


Friday, February 12, 2010

7" Forceps Left Inside Patient's Body

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MUM Donna Bowett had a routine operation - and doctors left a seven-inch set of forceps inside her. It was only when she had the MRI exam that...

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Tags: Forceps, safety


Thursday, February 11, 2010

HONcode Certification

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Tags: HONcode, certification


Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Dynamic Susceptibility Contrast (DSC)




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Tags: Cerebral perfusion, dynamic susceptibility contrast, DSC, signal-time curve, concentrative-time curve, arterial input function, AIF, relCBV, rCBF, MTT

Source:
Swanson SD. MR Methods to Measure Cerebral Perfusion. In: MR Imaging in White Matter Diseases of the Brain and Spinal Cord. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2005; 83-91.