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1969 1970 1971

 

Dr.Damadian at scope
FIRST to propose the use of these enhanced NMR relaxations (T1/T2) for medical scanning. (Science 171 (1971), 1151-1153)

Science Magazine (1971)
1972 1976 1977

First Patent for the invention of cancer detection by NMR (U.S. Patent 3,789,832)


First MR Image of a tumor in a live animal

FIRST to build human scanner – Indomitable
(now in the Smithsonian)
FIRST to build human scanner-Indomitable FIRST MR image of a live human being
FIRST to build a superconducting scanner magnet

FIRST MR image of a live human being (chest)

1978 1980 1981
1983 1984 1985

FIRST mobile MR scanner

First mobile MR scanner

Multi-Angle Oblique (TM) protocol
1986 1987 1988

total body scanningFIRST self-tuning, self-calibrating MRI system

1989 1990 1991
1992 1993 1994

Signal-Plus (TM) Surface Coils

1995 1996 1997

FIRST FDA-cleared, high-field open MRI (0.6T), the QUAD™ 12000Quad (TM) 12000

MRI Operating Room (TM)

1998 1999  


1998-Open Sky MRI (TM)

 
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