World’s First MRI Birth

A mother in Berlin is the first woman ever to give birth inside a MRI scanner!

Doctors in Berlin designed an open MRI scanner to capture some amazing images before, during, and after childbirth. Just another example of how medical imaging is really progressing right now. The associated paper also mentions the “mechanical factors” of birth.  Maybe this will inspire more engineers to study reproductive biomechanics…

Human Birth Observed in Real-time Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging [Science Direct]

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