Michigan State Unveils Large-Animal Open-Bore MRI

Michigan State University’s (MSU) College of Veterinary Medicine is now armed with what it says is the first large-animal, open-bore MRI ever at an academic institution, a move that will allow veterinarians to tackle research questions and greatly impact both animal and human health.

The MRI unit, which became fully operational in August, has a 70-centimeter opening that is nearly 50%

Share
Favorite
Please login

No account yet? Register

ADVERTISEMENT

Michigan State University’s (MSU) College of Veterinary Medicine is now armed with what it says is the first large-animal, open-bore MRI ever at an academic institution, a move that will allow veterinarians to tackle research questions and greatly impact both animal and human health.

The MRI unit, which became fully operational in August, has a 70-centimeter opening that is nearly 50% larger than the standard MRI. It will allow doctors and researchers at the college to analyze larger animals, such as horses and cows, as well as small animals. Just as important, said diagnostic imaging section chief Anthony Pease, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVR, will be the ability to study and interpret the images they receive

Create a free account with TheHorse.com to view this content.

TheHorse.com is home to thousands of free articles about horse health care. In order to access some of our exclusive free content, you must be signed into TheHorse.com.

Start your free account today!

Already have an account?
and continue reading.

Share

Written by:

Product and information releases by various organizations and companies.

Related Articles

Stay on top of the most recent Horse Health news with

FREE weekly newsletters from TheHorse.com

Sponsored Content

Weekly Poll

sponsored by:

What signs does your horse show when he has gastric ulcers? Please check all that apply.
81 votes · 204 answers

Readers’ Most Popular

Sign In

Don’t have an account? Register for a FREE account here.

Need to update your account?

You need to be logged in to fill out this form

Create a free account with TheHorse.com!