A short-bore system only scans the necessary part of the body, and allows the rest of the body to be outside of the magnet. For this type of…

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Having implants and/or crowns in your teeth is not a problem for the MRI examination, but you need to wait 6 weeks after the implants / crowns are…

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Will a tampon show up on an MRI? No worries though. We get a lot more giggles over creative piercing sites than over feminine hygeine. teardropsinthebathtub said: Will…

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How do you make a maglev train? To make a model of a Maglev train, you need lots of magnets. Cut a length of track to 2 feet-by…

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All current stents are MRI safe and MRI can be done anytime. Are stents contraindicated in MRI? Coronary artery stents, prosthetic cardiac valves, metal sternal sutures, mediastinal vascular…

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Some techniques that can reduce the anxiety that comes with feelings of claustrophobia include focused breathing and covering your eyes with a towel during the exam. CDI also…

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Quenching refers to rapid expulsion of the liquid cryogen used to maintain the MRI magnet in a superconducting state. Why would you quench an MRI? Well, they contain…

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What makes MRI a useful technique? MRI gives excellent soft-tissue contrast. MRI is a very useful technique. It does not use ionizing radiation, and provides excellent soft-tissue contrast….

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If you have metal or electronic devices in your body such as artificial joints or heart valves, a pacemaker or rods, plates or screws holding bones in place,…

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To evaluate damage to cartilage, bone or other structures inside and around a joint, MRI is the better choice. MRI is also preferred for conditions that impact deep…

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