Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 13th, 2006
Study 1: Scientists predict specific absorption rate in mother and fetus associated with MRI examinations during pregnancy in a recent issue of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.
According to a study from England, "There is uncertainty regarding the risk posed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations to pregnant patients. The most frequently used methods, such as single-shot fast spin echo (ssFSE), often require operation at the specific absorption rate (SAR) limits imposed by safety guidelines. With the introduction of higher-field systems,...
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