Exposure to magnetic resonance imaging does not produce taste aversion in rats.

@article{Messmer1987ExposureTM,
  title={Exposure to magnetic resonance imaging does not produce taste aversion in rats.},
  author={J M Messmer and Joseph H. Porter and Panos P. Fatouros and Umapati Prasad and Mark Weisberg},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1987},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={259-61}
}
A taste aversion test was used to evaluate possible toxic effects of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Thirty male Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly assigned to four groups: Group One (n = 10) received 30 minutes exposure inside the MRI scanner; Group Two (n = 10) received a sham exposure to the MRI scanner; Group Three (n = 5) was injected with 0.15 M lithium chloride; and Group Four (n = 5) was injected with vehicle. All groups were given 10 minutes access to a 0.1% saccharin solution… CONTINUE READING

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