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MRI Intro: In the past, doctors had to perform surgeries to look inside the human body and to perform diagnoses. However, in 1896 a new innovation changed What is MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), also known as Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMRI) is a medical technique that uses radio waves and magnetic fields to create detailed images of the body organs and tissues to investigate the anatomy and function of the body in health and disease. (Wikipedia) Why MRI: X-ray images are gray and flat and the contrast resolution is poor, even when manipulating the X-ray parameters to try and optimize the image contrast further, it will remain sub optimal. CT scans on the other hand produce images with more contrast than X-rays, which can help to detect lesions in soft tissue. The advantage of MRI is the high quality contrast resolution; it can detect lesions in soft tissues even more than CT scans. Another advantage is that MRI is not plane fixed, which means you can create images in every imaginable plane, which is not possible with X-rays and CT scans. MRI does not involve ex...
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