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Date:1/28/2009

Below in the Annex: ("We are breaking new ground in research"), you will find an interview with PTB project head Dr. Bernd Ittermann on the opportunities and risks of the whole-body tomographs of the new 7-tesla generation at the Max-Delbrck-Centrum (Max Delbrck Center) in Berlin.

Snap-shots of a diseased heart or deep insights into cancer cells a 7-tesla magnetic resonance tomograph promises scientists novel possibilities. The magnetic field of this so-called ultra-high field magnetic resonance tomograph (MRT) is 140 000 times as strong as that of the Earth and can make the most minute structures of the human body visible. This facilitates not only the development of possibilities for diagnosis and therapy in the case of brain and cancer diseases, but also opens up completely new possibilities, among other things, in cardiac research. One of the project partners is the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB, the National German Metrology Institute), whose scientists want to explore the technical possibilities of the new device and make it useful for clinical application. This week, the corresponding research building in the Experimental and Clinical Research Center of the Max-Delbrck-Centrum fr Molekulare Medizin (Max Delbrck Center for Molecular Medicine) in Berlin-Buch was dedicated during a visit by the Federal Research Minister Annette Schavan.

As the fourth 7-tesla MRT worldwide (after Boston, Pittsburgh and Paris), the Berlin System is equipped with an 8-channel transmitter system, and with this technology the cardiac imaging by means of 7-tesla MRT moves into the public eye for the first time. New research ground could also be broken in the representation of molecular processes in the body, for example in combating tumours. Bernd Ittermann, head of the Department of Medical Metrology at the PTB, explains: "So far there are only about 30 magnetic resonance tomographs with such a high magnetic field strength, and most of them are us
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Contact: Dr. Bernd Ittermann
Bernd.Ittermann@ptb.de
49-303-481-7318
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
Source:Eurekalert

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