In Brief…

Newer MRs on the market generate more acoustic noise than the older systems because of their more powerful gradient coils. Meanwhile, the realization and importance of shielding for that noise has become much more prominent over the last five years. It’s also a reimbursement issue now that patient experience factors into how much a hospital gets paid.

This article provides expert insight into the following topics:

  • Shielding the noise
  • Opening the door to new features
  • Is copper the way to go?
  • Repair it, don’t replace it
  • The complexity of an iMR shield

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