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Wonders of MRI - By Fritz Theodore Electrical Engineer 232...

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By Fritz Theodore Electrical Engineer 232 Capen Hall Amherst, NY 14206
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boxbutton2 History of MRI boxbutton2 How MRI works boxbutton2 Pictures of MRI
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boxbutton2 Nikola Telsa was the scientist who discovered Rotating Magnetic Field in Budapest, Hungary in 1882. boxbutton2 All MRI machines are calibrated in Telsa units which was proclaimed in 1956 in Munich, Germany. boxbutton2 Magnetic fields are measured in Telsa or Gauss units where 1 Telsa = 10,000 Gauss
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boxbutton2 Professor Isidor I. Rabi from Columbia University, New York City, observed the quantum phenomenon formally known as Nuclear Magnetic Resonance or NMR in 1937 boxbutton2 He observed that the atomic nuclei illustrate themselves by emitting or absorbing radio waves when in the presence of a strong magnetic field (1-1.5 Telsa)
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boxbutton2 Raymond Damadian from the Brooklyn’s Downstate Medical Center discovered that hydrogen signal in cancerous tissues differ from tissues of a healthy person because tumors contain more water boxbutton2
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