Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety and Patient Considerations
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Safety is crucial at every MRI site.1–5 Most hospitals and outpatient facilities have established safety procedures for MRI; breast MRI is just one of many MR examinations falling under such procedures. MR safety issues may be less familiar to breast imaging centers that have added dedicated breast MRI to their imaging procedures. In either case, the safety of patients, site workers, and visitors entering the MRI suite is a major concern.
KeywordsStatic Magnetic Field Specific Absorption Rate Radiofrequency Fields Ferromagnetic Object Site Personnel
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