Is inhaling magnetized gas doable for pulmonary patients?
Research is underway to magnetize gas that patients can inhale as an MR signal source. The goal is to obtain highly precise imaging of lungs troubled with asthma, COPD or other disease.
Word of the preclinical science comes from Michigan State University, where Jaideep Singh, PhD, is experimenting in the institution’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory with xenon and helium. Read more.