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Comments on potential health effects of MRI induced DNA lesions: quality is more important to consider than quantity

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is increasingly being used in cardiology to detect heart disease and guide therapy. It is mooted to be a safer alternative to imaging techniques, such as computed tomography (CT) or coronary angiographic imaging. However there has recently been an increased interest in the potential long term health risks of MRI, especially in the light of the controversy resulting from a small number of research studies reporting an increase in DNA damage following exposure, ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ehjci/jew163

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Oncology
Sub department:
CRUK/MRC Ox Inst for Radiation Oncology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Oncology
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Oncology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
11
Pages:
1230-1238
Publication date:
2016-08-22
Acceptance date:
2016-07-13
DOI:
EISSN:
2047-2412
ISSN:
2047-2404
Source identifiers:
633911
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uuid:3cea5057-4afc-4fcc-be9f-c97a39397c33
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pubs:633911
Deposit date:
2016-07-13

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