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RE: The MRI and Looping: For Ambient & Experimental Music?
It's not just tattoos. Certain types of cosmetics contain irons as well and
these can warm up.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: paul [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 9:27 AM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: The MRI and Looping: For Ambient & Experimental Music?
> I'm quite sure that no one has said that tattoo's explode, but they do
> sometimes get uncomfortably hot, which is why they pack the area with
> ice. Of course all hospital policy and procedures are driven by libel
> issues ie: if there is a slight chance, maybe 1 in a 1000 that
> someone will
> recieve a burn from a tattoo getting hot while receiving a MRI;
> that person
> might decide to sue the hospital for not taking enough precautions to
> prevent that burn from happening or advising a person that it
> could happen.
> To tie that into what we do..... one of the techs that got my last
> recording said that he enjoyed it because it was sooo relaxing, that
> perhaps I should have a warning label ...... Do not listen to this while
> driving ........ Somehow, I'm not sure if I want to take that as a
> Ontario, Canada
> At 10:03 AM 12/8/2005, you wrote:
> >Regarding the exploding tatoos in an MRI, the Mythbusters TV show
> >addressed this very myth in episode 19. Links...
>Summary of the episode in question (scroll down for MRI tatoo segment):
>Non-audio related, but interesting none the less.