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Unformatted text preview: technology used in nuclear resonance imaging-nuclear resonance imaging (chem laboratory) vs. magnetic resonance imaging (makes people feel more comfortable)-Sitting MRI, MRI operating room-Chemical marker contrast agent- provides a way for clinician to detect differences between tissues (sometimes there is no contrast ) - development of contrast agents and new magnets means physicists, biologists, etc. are all involved in MRI research & development-Injection of contrast agent means procedure ceases to be non-invasive (injection of dye)-FDA approval of contrast agents (effective complexation needed to eliminate the toxicity wrapping an ion in another chemical aka gadolinium, which would replace calcium in body if it wasnt wrapped with other chemicals for stability-...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course CAS SCHOLA CAS Schola taught by Professor Casscholars during the Spring '08 term at NYU.
- Spring '08