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Abstract #1846

A Device to Facilitate the Performance of Magic Angle Studies on the Wrist and Elbow

Marc Rea1,2, Zion Tsz Ho Tse3, Haytham Elhawary3, Michael Lamprth2, Graeme Bydder4, Ian Young5

1Radiological Sciences Unit, Imperial College London, London, UK, United Kingdom; 2Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, England, United Kingdom; 3Brigham Womens Hospital, Boston, United States; 4Radiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States; 5Electrical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

A limb-positioning mechanical platform device was developed for remote orientation of the arm to make use of the magic angle effect for imaging tendons. The platform is MR-compatible and actuated by rotary air-driven motors. Clinical trials are imminent.