Update on MRI Kevin Carter, DO
3 Tesla Imaging • Advantages: • Improved image resolution. • Quicker examinations. • Better patient care. • Cautions • Not all implanted medical devices approved for 1.5 T imaging are compatible with 3T
Large Bore Imaging Helps claustrophobic patients Can accommodate larger patients up to 550 pounds
Orthopedic Specialty Series • Biomet Signature System Protocol • Conformis Protocol • Other Protocols
Liver Imaging • Eovist
From: Saslow et al.American Cancer Society Guidelines for Breast Screening with MRI as an Adjunct to Mammography CA Cancer J Clin 2007; 57:75-89.