Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Overview

In magnetic resonance tomography, a strong magnetic field is used to create sectional images of the interior of the body. In contrast to computed tomography (CT), nuclear magnetic resonance tomography (MRI) works with radii ...

Application

Magnetic resonance tomography is an excellent tool for the detection and exclusion of a disease as well as the control of therapeutic procedures. However, organs with low water content can be ...

Procedure

An MR scanner consists of an annular magnetic tunnel, also known as "tube". If you are lying on the movable storage table, the body region to be examined is ...

Risks

The strong magnetic field used in the MRI scan and the radio waves used are harmless to the body. However, care must be taken that no metal objects get in the vicinity of the device ...

State of the art

An MRI scan is usually connected to the patient with relatively loud knocking sounds from the scanner. But there are possibilities for certain devices today ...