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SMRT Educational Seminars
MR Imaging Artifacts: Appearance, Cause & Cure
Volume 10, Number 2
The SMRT Educational Seminars (Volume 10, Number 2), has been approved for 3.0 Category A Continuing Educational credits.

Read the SMRT Educational Seminars (Volume 10, Number 2), "MR Imaging Artifacts: Appearance, Cause & Cure" and complete the quiz and official Answer Form at the back of the article. To receive credit the quiz must be completed with a score of 75% or better. Completion of all questions with a passing score will earn a total of 3.0 category A Continuing Education credits.
SMRT members should send the completed Answer Form to the SMRT Education Department for scoring. The certificate will state the CE reference number and awarded CE credits. Members receiving a score less than 75% will be notified and given the option of taking the quiz an additional two times. Members should retain their CE Certificate for their Continuing Education registry requirements.
Educational Objectives
  • To describe the appearance of a wide variety of artifacts seen on MR images.
  • To identify the sources of these artifacts.
  • To review the basic physical concepts resulting in the generation of MR image artifacts.
  • To discuss the clinical consequences of MR image artifacts including their effect on lesion characterization.
  • To discuss techniques which can be used to minimize or eliminate MR image artifacts.