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How strong is the magnet in an MRI?

Most MRI machines in today's hospitals are 1.5 or 3 Tesla. There are also 7 Tesla magnets used in many research MRI's.

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Who can't have an MRI?
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People with incompatible pacemakers or hardware may need to do detailed screenings to get an MRI.
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Are there drawbacks to MRI scans?
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MRI scans are ideal for diagnosing and evaluating many conditions, but they do have drawbacks. For e...
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How does the magnet in an MRI work to produce an image?
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The human body is made up of billions of atoms, which are the fundamental building blocks of all mat...
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What to Expect From an MRI
What to Expect From an MRI

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