Patients in yoga pants suffering burns during MRIs

If patients aren’t dressed appropriately when they undergo MRIs, they can suffer significant burns during the procedure. Due to small metal threads in the material, yoga pants and other similar clothing are a becoming a prime culprit. 

To avoid these issues, more and more facilities are beginning to instruct patients to wear cotton T-shirts or even a paper gown, according to a new report from MarketWatch.

“Radiologists have long told patients that they shouldn’t wear any metallic clothing or jewelry, but more have banned athleisure within the last five years,” reporter Maria LaMagna explained in the article.

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