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Systems for Interventional MRI

  • Stephen G. Hushek
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Groups have designed different types of interventional or intraoperative MRI suites, and we group them into four different categories according to how many rooms they have. The single room designs are split depending on whether the surgical/procedural environment is colocated with the imaging environment or separate and the dual room designs are split depending on whether the patient moves or the magnet moves. This review considers the feature sets of the different designs and how hospitals considering acquisition of a system could exploit their various strengths and weaknesses.

Keywords

Operating Room Clinical Specialty Functional Independence Interventional Radiology Procedure Anatomic Coverage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MedTrak LLCMilwaukeeUSA

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