Implementation of a Low-Field Portable MRI Scanner in a Resource-Constrained Environment: Our Experience in Malawi
AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology
Low-field, portable MR imaging may expedite patient management in the setting of critical illness. We successfully implemented low-field MR imaging at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Malawi; a low-resource setting. We present our experience of low-field, portable MR imaging start-up and use in Malawi; the first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa, together with complementary troubleshooting mechanisms that may be used especially in similar resource-constrained contexts.
Chetcuti, K; Chilingulo, C; Goyal, M S.; Vidal, L; O'Brien, N F.; Postels, D G.; Seydel, K B.; and Taylor, T E., "Implementation of a Low-Field Portable MRI Scanner in a Resource-Constrained Environment: Our Experience in Malawi" (2022). GW Authored Works. Paper 1010.