REVIEW ARTICLE y z Clare Tempany, MB, BAO, BCh, MA, FISMRM, Jon S. Lewin, MD, FACR, and Thomas Kahn, MD Key Words: interventional MRI, symposium goals, symposium history therapy; clinical applications in the central nervous system; locali- zation, registration and tracking; image processing; specialized MR (Top Magn Reson Imaging 2018;27:3–4) systems for interventions; clinical applications in the body; anesthe- sia and monitoring; system integration and MR compatibility. As one can see, many of the important iMRI topics and challenges of today PAST had already been identified and discussed by the pioneers partici- he first clinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines pating in this first symposium. In 1995, Thomas Kahn came up with T were introduced in the mid-1980s, followed closely by the the idea to organize an Interventional MRI Workshop in Europe realization of the potential of MRI not only as a diagnostic method (Dusseldorf, Germany) together with Ferenc Jolesz and Jonathan S. but also as tool to guide minimally invasive diagnostic and thermal Lewin from the Department of Radiology, University Hospitals of therapeutic as well as open surgical procedures throughout the body. Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. The pioneering work was carried out in 1988
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Published: Feb 1, 2018
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