MACHINE - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Intermountain debuts more comfortable MRI <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Intermountain debuts more comfortable MRI</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T20:57:12.099-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 08:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Julie Winkler relaxed in a room with glowing blue walls, soothing music and a slide show of aquarium-themed photos on Wednesday. She wasn’t in a spa or watching a movie — she was getting an MRI. A new magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, machine at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray has a wider diameter tube and can scan people who weigh up to 500 pounds, instead of the typical 350-pound limit. The new MRI suite allows patients to change the colors of the walls, play music and watch a movie ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:57:12 MDT FDA approves lung preservation machine <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">FDA approves lung preservation machine</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T13:02:02.127-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 01:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Federal health regulators have approved a novel device for preserving donated lungs outside the body for possible transplantation into critically ill patients. The Food and Drug Administration said approval of the XVIVO Perfusion System could lead to more successful transplants of lungs for people with cystic fibrosis and other respiratory diseases. It is made by The device consists of a bubble-like chamber where the lungs are stored and connected to a series of pumps and filters th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582888282014-08-12T13:02:02.127-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T13:02:02.127-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:02:02 MDT