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With MROpen an aid to push spinal health into the stratosphere.


The unique Paramed Open Upright MRI scanner was used in a prestigious cooperation between the AECC University College of Bournemouth (UK) and the King’s College University of London for a research commissioned by the European Space Agency (ESA) on a specific “skinswit” which aims to mitigate the spinal elongation and also some of the musculoskeletal deconditioning  that occurs to astronauts during space flight.

 

Thanks to the possibility to acquire MR images in upright and multi position, researchers from the two important Institutes, can have important indications to test a solution to the problem of microgravity’s effects on the back.

 

Read more..

 

https://www.aecc.ac.uk/research/latest-research/european-space-agency/

 

https://www.aecc.ac.uk/news/archive/pushing-spinal-health-into-the-stratosphere/

 

 

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