Site planning for clinical NMR systems

Stanley N. Hack, Bruce E. Hammer

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The installation of a nuclear magnetic resonance imaging system (NMR or MRI) in a clinical environment requires detailed planning to insure adequate safety and optimal system performance. The important considerations of site planning are discussed in this paper and solutions suggested by various system manufacturers are detailed. In addition, experimental results illustrating the effects of improper site planning are also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)525-535
Number of pages11
JournalMagnetic Resonance Imaging
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1986


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