They can explore the world's first whole body MRI
scanner which was developed and built in Aberdeen at the Mark-1 MRI Scanner Exhibition.
Since this disease can be multifactorial, whole body MRI
is very helpful.
They recommend mandatory PET-CT to confirm suspected solitary plasmacytoma, if whole body MRI
is unavailable, and to distinguish active from smouldering myeloma if skeletal survey is negative and whole body MRI
is not possible.
 Whole body MRI
has successfully been applied for bone marrow screening of metastasis and systemic primary bone malignancies like multiple myeloma along with assessment of systemic bone disease predisposing for malignancy (e.g.
This also comes at a fraction of the price of a conventional whole body MRI
. WristView is based on a one-tesla permanent magnet, the most powerful permanent magnet in the field, with bore size and general design that are robust and optimized for the application.
Whole body MRI
especially the fluid sensitive fat-saturated sequences are quite sensitive and specific in determining the active disease and extent of the lesion.
Frequently, these imaging centers suggest that a spouse may buy whole body MRI
scanning as a gift for their significant other.
In 2010, the ASP for a whole body MRI
system was estimated at $1.2 million.
Six whole body MRI
scanners in clinical use in five different hospitals were tested using the large ACR MRI phantom during November, 2013.
The fourth system was a 1.5 T whole body MRI
scanner (Siemens Magnetom Aera, A Tim and Dot System) with 70 cm bore diameter and 45mT/m gradient coil.
This edition has new and expanded sections on MR angiography of pulmonary arteries and pelvic and leg vessels, the CARE Bolus Technique, whole body MRI
, and other topics.