Compatible instrumentation for intraoperative MRI: Expanding resources

Ferenc A. Jolesz, Paul R. Morrison, Susan J. Koran, Ray J. Kelley, Steve G. Hushek, Robert W. Newman, Marvin P. Fried, Andreas Melzer, Rainer M.M. Seibel, Heyam Jalahej

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Steadfast progress has been made from biopsy to surgery with interventional MRI (iMRI). Such image-guided interventions require specialized instrumentation due to the unusual elements of the MR environment. Suppliers/manufacturers of MR-compatible instrumentation were few in 1994, but now there are more than 50. We present fundamental issues of MR compatibility and a list of known suppliers/manufacturers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-11
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes



  • Instrumentation
  • Interventional MRI
  • Intraoperative MRI
  • MR compatibility
  • MRI
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Jolesz, F. A., Morrison, P. R., Koran, S. J., Kelley, R. J., Hushek, S. G., Newman, R. W., ... Jalahej, H. (1998). Compatible instrumentation for intraoperative MRI: Expanding resources. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 8(1), 8-11.