Magnetic Effects of MRI

John D. Borneman jdbornem at mail.delcoelect.com
Mon Mar 3 13:19:57 EST 1997


I am forwarding this thread to sci.techniques.mag-resonance.  This group 
represents the scientific community on all types of MRI issues.  
Hopefully, an informed member of that group will help out with some 
facts
-- 
John Borneman
jdbornem at mail.delcoelect.com
 

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Adam Reed wrote:
> 
> There does seem to so question as to the effect of magnetic imaging.  Just
> try and get an MRI on a pregnant women.  All the MRI facilities in my area
> refuse to do one on a pregnant patient and the reason that was given was
> that "they do not know the long term effects of the MRI."  There seems to
> be a question as to gamma radiation being produced from the patient during
> an MRI.
> 
> Adam G. Reed, D.C
> 
> "Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them ."
> Einstein
> 
> "Not being known doesn't stop the truth from being true ."
> Richard Bach
> 
> Achim Recktenwald, PhD <achim at ibex.ca> wrote in article
> <33119347.2596 at ibex.ca>...
> > W.E. Chan wrote:
> > >
> > > What are the effects of a strong magnetic field on the human body?
> > >
> > > Erwin Chan
> >
> > Since I never heard of any negative side-effects of Magnetic Resonance
> > Scanners on humans, I assume nothing serious.
> >
> > Achim
> >



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