Is CT Or MRI Better For Brain Imaging?

Is CT or MRI better for brain imaging? The answer to this question is dependent on the purpose of the procedure. CT and MRI are complementary techniques, each with its own weaknesses and strengths. The decision as to which procedure to use is dependent on a number of factors:- How quickly it is necessary to obtain the scan- What part of the head is

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MRI Or Mammogram: Which Is Better?

A recent article appeared in the Chicago Tribune regarding using an MRI rather than a mammogram to detect breast cancer. The question was whether the MRI would catch the disease earlier.Mammograms aren’t perfect: they do use low doses of radiation to image the breast and they can miss some tumors. magnetic resonance imaging advantages and dis

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Using The MRI For Sports Injuries

Sports season – pro football, hockey and basketball – are in high gear now and it seems more and more professional athletes are getting hurt. One of the most critical – and some say, overused – diagnostic procedures to assess the potential damage of a sports injury is the MRI.But what does an MRI, or magnetic resonance imagi

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