whole body MRI

whole body MRI

The scanning of the entire body as a single event by magnetic resonance imaging. The technique has been found valuable for detecting skeletal and other cancer metastasis, as a means of whole body fat measurement and as an acceptable alternative to conventional autopsy.
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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.
[2] 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.
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