Performing an MR Scan
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Performing an MR Scan Q&A's
- What are the steps a technologist goes through to perform an MRI scan?
- What is the scanner doing during the automatic pre-scan period?
- Is additional shimming really needed as a part of the pre-scan process?
- Why must coil tuning and matching be performed, and how is it done?
- Please explain how and why the center frequency must be adjusted.
- What is the purpose of adjusting the transmitter gain/attenuation?
- Why is receiver gain adjustment necessary? What happens if it is set incorrectly?
- What are dummy cycles and why are they needed?
- Where did my fMRI (or DTI or MRS or perfusion) raw data go?
- What training or certification do you need to become an MRI technologist?
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