Design of a sustainable prepolarizing magnetic resonance imaging system for infant hydrocephalus

  title={Design of a sustainable prepolarizing magnetic resonance imaging system for infant hydrocephalus},
  author={Johnes Obungoloch and Joshua R. Harper and Steven Consevage and Igor M. Savukov and Thomas Neuberger and Srinivas Tadigadapa and Steven J. Schiff},
  journal={Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine},
ObjectivesThe need for affordable and appropriate medical technologies for developing countries continues to rise as challenges such as inadequate energy supply, limited technical expertise, and poor infrastructure persist. Low-field magnetic resonance imaging (LF MRI) is a technology that can be tailored to meet specific imaging needs within such countries. Its low power requirements and the possibility of operating in minimally shielded or unshielded environments make it especially attractive… 

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