Genotoxic effects of 3 T magnetic resonance imaging in cultured human lymphocytes

  title={Genotoxic effects of 3 T magnetic resonance imaging in cultured human lymphocytes},
  author={Joong Won Lee and Myeong Seong Kim and Yang-Jee Kim and Young Joo Choi and Younghyun Lee and Hai Won Chung},
The clinical and preclinical use of high‐field intensity (HF, 3 T and above) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners have significantly increased in the past few years. However, potential health risks are implied in the MRI and especially HF MRI environment due to high‐static magnetic fields, fast gradient magnetic fields, and strong radiofrequency electromagnetic fields. In this study, the genotoxic potential of 3 T clinical MRI scans in cultured human lymphocytes in vitro was investigated… 

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