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AUTO- POSITIONING HEAD AND BODY COIL FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (MRI) SCAN

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000191445D
Publication Date: 2010-Jan-05
Document File: 6 page(s) / 48K

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Abstract

The invention proposes a set of auto-positioning head and body coils for MRI scans. The auto-positioning head and body coils are positioned automatically on the patient without an operator manually placing the coils. The body coil dimension is auto adjusted according to the patient’s size such that the coil is close to the surface being scanned. A closer placement of the coils provides better image quality.