HOW OFTEN DOES A MRI SCAN GO AWRY?
An MRI scan has an unexpected event occur about 17% of the time in a recent study; that equates to around 1 in 6 scans.
What is an unexpected event exactly? An unexpected event is anything that deviates from a standard scan procedure. So that may mean a patient is simply late, or it may be a patient experiencing claustrophobia. Regardless, there is a high percentage of deviation in a large number of MRI scan procedures.
One effective and easy method to reduce this deviation rate is with our line of MRI camera systems. SAMM System and SAMM MD not only monitor for patient movement but can improve overall MRI facility safety.
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