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Episode 10: Contrast-Enhanced MRA

In this episode, Howard, Bill, and a new guest Dr. Paul Finn discuss Contrast-Enhanced MRA. This MRiCast episode is supported by Bracco Diagnostics Inc. through an unrestricted educational grant.

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Episode 9: Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents (GBCAs) Use in Adult Neuro MRI

In this episode, Howard, Kristan, and Bill discuss the use of GBCAs in Adult neuro MR imaging. This MRiCast episode is supported by Bracco Diagnostics Inc. through an unrestricted educational grant.

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Episode 7: Patient Screening and Preparation

In this episode, Kristan, Bill, and Howard discuss the specific procedural lessons for patient screening and preparation. ACR MR Safety Manual ACR MR Safety Screening Form Other MR Safety Screening Forms Recommended responsibilities for management of MR safety

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Episode 6: The Unknown and MR Safety

In this episode, Kristan, Bill, and Howard discuss scanning patients with unknown or unlabeled items.   Educational Grant Sponsor This MRiCast episode is supported by Kopp Development through an unrestricted educational grant.

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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. This MRiCast episode is supported by Bracco Diagnostics Inc. through an unrestricted educational grant.

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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. This MRiCast episode is supported by Bracco Diagnostics Inc. through an unrestricted educational grant.

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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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