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This topic covers various diagnostic tests and procedures. The types of questions it should include are: 'What illness does a Myelogram detect?' 'What do the letters CT stand for?' 'What are the potential risks in having frequent X-rays?' 'What is an IVP?' and 'How long does it take to do an MRI?'
Although an MRI is not done to diagnose ADHD/ADD, in studies it does show that the ADHD brain has considerably less activity than does a normal brain when MRI's are compared. Stimulant drugs increase the chemical activity level, which decreases the symptoms. There is a very reliable brain scan test…
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It's possible, but the infection will most likely come back again. There is no telling when, but it will. A week, two years, no way to tell.- You can also see an endodontist for a retreatment where the old filling material is removed and replaced or an Apicoectomy, where a small incision is made on …
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Your record is the physical property of the hospital or company that performs the test. However, the patient him/herself controls the release of the information contained in the record.
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Marie and Pierre Curie indeed studied radiation, however the DISCOVERY of the x-ray was made by and attributed to Ernest Rutherford. The Curie's work did not necessarily contribute to the discovery, although their work was revolutionary.
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There is no recovery time after a colonoscopy .... just let the "sedative" wear off and go home. No pain meds needed. No pain. Easy test.
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X-rays wouldn't really show much. When I had an X-ray done of my neck it showed the curve of my neckbone being backwards. So I was set up with a MRI to see if I had a herniated disk. The MRI showed degenerative disc disease and a bulging disk. A X-ray won't show those things. It may be disks that ar…
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You never have to have medical care if you don't want it and are an adult, but it probably is not wise to avoid care that is ordered for you. If a shot is recommended by your health care professional, you should probably take it. If it is ordered by your health care professional and your parent says…
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Answer It is an xray that is taken by a computer. Normal x-rays are taken when X radiation passes through you body and reaches a x-ray cassette with film in it. The more dense areas of the body (bones) absorb the x radiation and keep them from hitting the film (called partial absorbtion) thus …
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You can purchase a magnet on a telescoping wand that mechanics use to grab tools that have been lost. This MAYbe of some help trying to locate the run-away chain.Usually the p-trap under a tub is located directly below the overflow plate. Remove the two screws and try to fish a magnet down the pipe.…
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MRI stands for "magnetic resonance imaging." An MRI is used in the medical field and provides a strong contrast of soft tissues that most medical equipment like a CT or X-ray cannot provide. A strong and expensive magnet is used to scan the body's healthy and diseased tissue. These machines may cost…
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Answer Yes, but it is not good for the baby to have an x-ray done unless it's an absolute medical necessity. - This is only true after a few months when the baby starts developing bones. The earlier in the pregnancy the more dangerous an x-ray would be to a fetus. In the first 10 days it's most lik…
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According to a recent survey by The American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the national median salary for x-ray technicians exceeds $58,000 annually. I work in NYC and make 36/hr. The more you know i.e M.R.I , C.T and the more years you are a tech the more you make. Expect to make around 27/h…
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There are two types of programs. Hospital based, and College based. Hospital based is more focused clinically, and have you in clinical rotations from day 1. while College based is more focused by the books, and some dont offer clinical training until 6 months- 1 year+ into the course.The Community …
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Answer With many chronic or progressive conditions, determining the point in which the disease started is not easy. For repetitive injuries, usually, it's about 1 year prior to the day the diagnosis was made or patient's first visit. With conditions like idiopathic scoliosis, it does n…
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Airport X-Ray Machines X-Ray radiation penetrates different materials at various rates. The X-Ray machine sees the variations in that density. They see everything that's in your bag. They also pick up on metal and drugs.
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The practitioner should give you a price list, it depends what the ultrasound is for as some take longer and are more detailed than others.Typical costs are anywhere between $200-$3,500 depending on the kind ultrasound you need.  Twice as much as a goofy-sound.  Each Ultrasound scan has …
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Im pretty sure x-ray techs make a lot more than entry level dental assistants. In fact is 100% sure. This isn't an answer but i would recommend staying in the x ray fieldFirst of all, being radiology or x-ray certified along with your dental training means you have gotten your dental radiography lic…
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Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was the first scientist to observe and record X-rays William Coolidge.invented the X-Ray tube. Robert Ledley invented Diagnostic X-Ray systems.
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Answer : When x-ray machine was invented According to Wikipedia as displayed on Answers.com, x-ray machines were first displayed and used in public in 1895 and 1896. You can read a complete history and overview at http://www.answers.com/topic/x-ray-machine-2.
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This was an immensely important discovery as it allowed for much easier and more accurate diagnosis of medical conditions and problems not otherwise visible - a whole range of things from chest diseases to fractured bones.
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Answer-- How X-Rays Work X-rays were found to be able to penetrate through materials of light atoms like flesh. The heavier atoms like metal absorb them. A beam of high energy electrons crashes into a metal target and x-rays are produced. A filter near the x-ray source blocks the low energy ra…
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if you know this you r awesome cause i dont hypodensity often means that there is edema, or swelling in that area of the brain. Therefore, this could indicate that there was an ischemic stroke that occurred within the parietal area of the brain. Hope this helps.
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X-Rays are a type of electromagnetic waves. and they play an important role in dentistry and orthopedic investigation. Many individuals undergo an X-ray to allow medical professionals to gain a better idea of what is going on inside someone so appropriate treatment can be prescribed and provided.We …
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X-rays are used for seeing an image of something inside of a item or a person. DOCTOR :D
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The problem is commonly known as wave-particle duality. Initially high energy electromagnetic radiation such as Gamma rays and X rays were thought to show more particle like behavior while low energy electromagnetic radiation such as Radio waves & microwaves were thought to show more wave like b…
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iam going thru same thing, i slipped on ice and fell in my employers parking lot on the way to his accountant. my employer is fighting my case and my lawyer is having a court hearing. iam also under court order to take care of all the things related to my employers job. so i think that is why he i…
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So you can see the problem in your body.
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The first x-ray was taken in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen. He used an enclosed discharge tube of a cathode ray in a sealed, black carton so that no light would reach the tube, and but a paper plate covered in barium platinocyanide on ones side. The first x-ray was taken of his wife's hand.
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It will probably cost from $100-$1,000. What you pay is determined by multiple factors (the equipment, film, technician, facility fee, electricity, insurance, radiology reading fee, the number of people who do not pay their x-ray bills, etc...)1) A dental x-ray may only cost $15.00-$20.00. This is b…
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Tissue forceps are instruments used to grasp, position, and hold soft tissue while medical proceedures or surgeries are performed.
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X-rays X-rays are very penetrating EM (Electromagnetic) radiation, by definition x-rays are produced by electrons being suddenly stopped or given a sudden change in direction at higher energies. They are higher in the spectrum than ultraviolet and typically but not always lower than Gamma radiation…
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      No - it depends on when the picture is taken (before or after swelling has been reduced) and the angle of the picture. If the fracture is small enough and in a spot not covered by the picture, it can easily be missed on a first pass. Swelling with stress fractures can often m…
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An MRI may show brain changes in a patient that has bacterial meningitis. However, the diagnosis is not given based on images alone.
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That question can mean two different things: 1) An X-ray is a type of electromagnetic radiation. It has a higher frequency than visible light and ultraviolet radiation, but a lower frequency than gamma rays. X-rays are special in that they can go through stuff that stops visible light, so they c…
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Answer I just had an MRI and they told me that if you "recently" had a tattoo, it can pull some of the ink out. Answer Unlikely at best. Most pigments are carbon based and therefore non-metallic / non-magnetic. Answer It's totally possible if you got your tattoo in JAIL, but oth…
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Many CT scans of the abdomen involve injecting a dye into the vein. This dye "lights up" blood vessels and may make it easier to diagnose certain conditions. the dye can also be toxic to the kidneys. The blood test is a test of kidney function. If abnormal, the radiologist may either not use dye or …
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According to Salary.com, the salary range for a lab technician is between $34,000 to $49,000 per year. Variations in salary would depend on location, type of employer, and level of training. Search the site (link below) to find the salary range for your criteria.
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by bouncing ultrasound off the flow in blood vessels you can tell how the flow is in that region; can determine if significant blockage is present.
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On 8 Nov, 1895, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (accidentally) discovered an image cast from his cathode ray generator, projected far beyond the possible range of the cathode rays (now known as an electron beam). Further investigation showed that the rays were generated at the point of contact of the cathod…
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A good estimate would be about one billion people.
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While I cannot think of any animal that can directly sense x-rays, it is not impossible to indirectly detect effects of radiation. Check out this article from 1966: http://www.jstor.org/pss/3949719 The article does not conclude how the rats sense x-rays, but it is clear to the researchers that th…
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You can see inside them without damaging the mummy.
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Answer No, you can't. The high energy photons pass through you, and will do some damage to the tissues of your body because they are ionizing radiation, but you will not be able to feel it.
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Andreas Versalius is known today as the father of modern medicine.
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all radiology procedures are attribituable to to invention of the xray 1-all general xrays,chest,extremities,spine,etc 2-IVPs,voiding cystograms,mylelograms, all special prodedures 3-tomography, which helped the invention of CT then came the MRI 4-All MRI, that is No radiation,a magnet, but was…
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Its a long process that takes a skilled professional do not do if you are not trained. 1. remove all items that will be used 2. fill the drip chamber half way 3. insert the needel/catheder into subject arm until you see blood in the flash chamber 4. push the catheder forward holding pressure on…
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MRI uses high magnetic fields and radio frequency and not x-ray. The procedure is generally safe and typically repeated examinations do not cause any problems. However, some MRI scans use a Gadolinium-based contrast agent, so repeating MRI scans within a few days may expose a patient to higher-tha…
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Roughly 120,000 a year.
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An X-Ray Machine was invented because it helps doctors see if you have a broken bone or bones in your body. It also tells the doctor exactly where its broken or strained or even a fractured.
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On 1895 by Wilhem Von Roentgen
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Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen invented it
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you must be licensed to operate radiology equipment
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of course. every medical technology has their advantage. medical technology play important role as a helping hand to those who need it desperately. the knowledge of the breakthough technologies will eventually give lots awareness of health prevention to public as well.
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Answer A CT scan tech is a Radiology Technologist (X-ray Tech) with additional training in CT scan either on the job or through additional schooling.
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X-rays were not invented they were discovered by Wilhelm Roentgen
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Answer I managed a Periodontal/Endodontal office for 10 years, and never heard of this one. Sounds like a pre-hhistoric animal from the ice age. LOL Answer I haven't heard of that one either. Maybe it's a calcified lesion in the tonsils? Yes, that sounds like a possibility.
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X-rays do not affect how well the birth control pill works.
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On November 8, 1895, Wilhelm Roentgen discovered x-rays while working in his labratory at the University of Wurzburg in Germany.
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In late 1895, a German physicist, W.C. Roentgen was working with a cathode ray tube in his laboratory. this tube created a light which he discovered can emit through solids an outlines onto a sheet of paperI am Sameer Sarhadi 09372490454
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A cat scan is the nickname given to a special type of x-ray known as a computed tomography scan, or CT scan for short. This allows doctors to see inside the body without cutting it open and the procedures is commonly used to find problems inside the skull, such as brain tumors or signs of a stroke.
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See Related Links There is a story of an early use of x-rays in medicine when they were using fluoroscopes. These allowed the patient to remain standing as the doctor looked through a screen and could see inside their body. As the story goes, a patient had been complaining of abdominal pains, so th…
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An angioplasty is a surgical technique practiced in order to widen an obstructed blood vessel, such as an artery obturated by atheroma. It is practiced by using a ballon catheter to squeeze the atheroma to allow a more natural blood flow through the vessel.
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Urinalysis, often abbreviated UA or U/A
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As an Mri Tech you can expect an average National earning of $51,000 annual
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How long does it take to become a x-ray technicion?
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Answer Probably not since cancer filled lymph nodes are painless. Your doctor is doing a CT scan probably to find an infection.
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heat on smear by application of heat and a mordant, the cell can be stained. the purpose of heating is to soften the waxy material of the cell wall and allow the stain enter the cell. rock on University of Luzon!
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Answer They don't exist. Answer they do exist and they work u can find sites and some stores u can buy them from for around 2400-3000 dollars (each)........ they only work on thin layer of clothing and if the person is wearing more than one layer of clothing u can only see the next layer so gir…
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Answer Automotive technicians can make approximately $20,000 to about $200,000 a year and are paid by one of the following pay plans; Flat Rate - the more you produce the more you make Hourly with overtime pay - offers little incentive for producing more Hourly with overtime pay plus commis…
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Huax is a manufacturer of Videojet and Domino printer parts and filters,Videojet filter,Domino filter,Imaje filter,Willett filter and Linx filter.http://www.huax-printing.com
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MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, works by utilizing the molecules of water within an object. The MRI machine is able to manipulate the water molecules within an object in such a way that it creates a picture using the different amounts of water within different areas of an object.
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Nuclear Medicine is the term given to a study that uses radioactive compounds like radionuclide or radiopharmaceuticals to temporarily 'collect' images from parts of the body to be studied. Radionuclide is usually injected to specific parts of the body to illuminate it and capture images from a gamm…
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x-ray of hand or wrist is taken to determine the age of bone because different bones are developed at diff. age or they can fuse with each other at diff. age.........by lookin to the x-ray of a preson his age can be know
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I have gotten this fluid on my uniform many of times no it does not burn you And on white uniforms it created a permanent yellow stain when I got it on my fingers and hands then my hands became very chap I had to wash my hands immediately and put on hand cream We use to have to mixed the fluid y…
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there are lopt of MNC companies in India based on area, and field software, pharmacy agriculture automobileas etc..... where as pertainming to agriculture MONSANTO. BAYER, BASF, ITC, ......etc.. aare the major MNCs .. venkatram paila Msc(Ag). MABM
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Answer I have scoliosis(curvature of the spine)so I have had to have a countless # of MRIs.MRIs are extremely loud and unpleasant.Sometimes you have to have an IV put into your arm,but most of the time you don't.After laying down on the machine's bed it raises a couple feet and slowly goes into t…
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The nasal cannela was invented in the year 1949 by Wilfred jones. His employer patented it at that time and several different versions derive from the cannula contraption.
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Answer Putting it into simple terms, a pacemaker helps the heart beat whereas a defibrillator stops the heart for a moment. Pacemakers generate electrical activity in the heart for patients with certain cardiac arrythmias. A defibrillator actually generates a shock so strong that it stops the hea…
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In the early days of MRI research, the magnets were resistive (a big coil of wire), or permanent (like a bar magnet, but bent around into a C-shape). However, it's not possible to make a very strong permanent magnet, and resistive magnets are not very efficient (lots of energy is wasted as heat), so…
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Willhelm Rontgen is usually credited as the discoverer. He called it X-Radiation to signify an unknown type of radiation.
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Uterine cancer is among the most common types of cancer in women. The symptoms include unusual bleeding, pelvic pain, and pain with urination and sexual activity.
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It gave woman that weren't traditonally aloud to work outside their homes a job. It also saved bunches of soldiers lifes who were in war. It heavily influenced the 20th century. : )
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yes with a sharp needle and thread..oh and get ur dad to help youhymenoplasty or resuturing the hymen is a very commonly done surgery. This is usually performed by plastic surgeons with very good results
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what are you referring to: a tech, a doctor, as patient yes it is hard takes lost of education for everyone!
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This is an interesting question, I have received my own mammogram films, and some others, while other hospitals say they are their property. Perhaps it is a facility/doctor policy? I agree with you. If we as patients pay for them, they should be our property.
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In the hospital in a cath lab where you'll change into a hospital gown. An IV line will be started and you may be given medication or fluid throught this line. The skin where the catheter will be inserted may be shaved. You'll lie on a table beneath x-ray cameras. Video monitors will be nearby. Alth…
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X-Ray fish eat other fish and they are any fish smaller than them!!! Family: Characidae Species: Pristella maxillaris Offical Name: The X-Ray fish Size: 2.5cm (1 inch) Diet: Omnivorous Tank levels: All Habitat: Inland waters of Venezuela, Guyana, and Amazonian Brazil Remarks: This is a dec…
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How much money a validation technician can earn depends on their experience, qualifications and the location. A validation technician earns on average 92,680 US dollars per year.
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A cardiovascular technologist helps diagnose and treat heart disease. They may perform tests such as an electrocardiogram or an angiogram.
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMRI), or magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) is amedical imaging technique used in radiology to visualize internal structures of the body in detail. MRI makes use of the property of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to image nucle…
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