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The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Overview of the MRI/NIRS System

Caption: This photo shows an overview of the MRI/near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) system. The NIRS system is housed in the MRI control room (a) and light is piped into the MRI suite for patient imaging using fiber optic cables (b). A combined MRI/NIRS breast coil (c) makes simultaneous MRI and NIRS imaging possible.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Norris Cotton Cancer Center

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