Episode 5: Understanding SAR, dB/dT, and other Safety Metrics

Guest Dr. Karl Vigen discusses managing patient warming and heating in implants and devices as it relates to the radio frequency field.  Specific topics include Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), Specific Energy Dose (SED) and B1+rms.

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Episode 4: Pediatric MRI

Bill Faulkner, Kristan Harrington and Dr. Howard Rowley discuss challenges and solutions regarding performing MRI on pediatric patients.  Major topics include sedation, general anesthesia, motion reduction techniques and contrast media use.

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Episode 1: Fast Stroke MR Protocols

Dr. Howard Rowley, Bill Faulkner and Kristan Harrington discuss MR imaging in patients presenting with stroke symptoms. The topics include statistics on the types of strokes and certain pathologies and conditions that can mimic stroke symptoms in patients. They also discuss the importance and clinical utility of various pulse sequences in patients with stroke symptoms.

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