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Old 12-01-2004, 08:56 PM
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Ipod and MRI Machine

I have an MRI tomarrow and I'll be in the machine for about 2 hours. My question Is can the ipod be in the machine without hurting it? I'm not sure about it missing up the machine I'll have to ask once I'm there. I would love to take it with me if possiable Its so boreing just laying there. I would really be greatful for any info.

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Old 12-01-2004, 09:16 PM
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isnt the MRI just one just magnetic. if so i WOULD NOT take the ipod anywhere NEAR the machine. If it does create a magnetic field it will cause the erase of the ipod instantly and probably more damage, but not sure.



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Old 12-01-2004, 09:19 PM
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I'm pretty sure you aren't allowed to bring anything metal near the mri machine.
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yeah an MRI is a giant, very powerful magnet so it might damage the ipod, I dunno if I'd risk it. I was watching some show where they got metal near an MRI machine and the MRI sucked the metal inside the chamber, pretty powerful magnetic field



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Old 12-01-2004, 09:27 PM
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I figured It was a stupid question but I thought I would ask any way. Thank for the info
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Old 12-01-2004, 09:59 PM
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ha, watch mythbusters, they did something with metal and an mri machine, i dont remember exactly what



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http://www.amershamhealth-us.com/pat.../mriguide.html

just did a quick search on google =)
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yeah that mythbusters episode was what I was thinking of lol it was funny



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