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Old 09-07-2017, 07:50 AM
pichaku pichaku is offline
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Default Question about visibility of artifficial disks on mri?

Have a question are m6 visible on mri scan...and what are posobility to do diagnostic ih you have adr done?
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Old 09-11-2017, 04:14 PM
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Not that great, but you can kind of make out stuff too. I prefer the top down axial loaded view on MRI with M6. Lateral view isn't great.
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Old 09-18-2017, 04:27 AM
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On axial visibility is possible if i understand you, do you have any records to screenshot and poste them here if is not problem pls?
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Old 09-18-2017, 09:50 PM
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Couple of articles on this subject...

http://ijssurgery.com/10.14444/2030

https://pssjournal.biomedcentral.com...1754-9493-3-15

I have also heard that lower power than normal should be used to reduce the artifact, but I could not find information on those levels.
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