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Compact brain MRI

A prototype device for performing magnetic-resonance-imaging scans of the brain that integrates a lightweight permanent magnet and low-power gradient coils is suitable for eventual use at the bedside.

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Fig. 1: A prototype of a portable MRI scanner for the head.

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Tyszka, J.M. Compact brain MRI. Nat Biomed Eng 5, 201–202 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-021-00702-3

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