Bone scans and MRI’s are both important imaging tools that are used in similar ways, yet share numerous differences. These imaging modalities can be used to detect certain bone diseases. While bone scans are traditionally recommended by doctors, new studies have shown the benefits of utilizing MRI technology for various bone issues.Read More
Radiologists often use MRI images to diagnose various ailments, but did you know that fruits and vegetables could undergo MRI scans as well? A technologist at Boston University School of Medicine initially did a test scan on an orange. The test images he saw amazed him, and he began to test other produce.Read More
With an abundance of diagnostic imaging scans to choose from, deciding on which is best for your area of concern can be difficult for those who aren't experts in the field of radiology. A common question we receive from our patients is "what is the difference between CT and MRI scans?". We're here to set the record straight and give you everything you need to know to choose which scan is best for you.Read More
When it comes to the various MRI machine varieties, to anybody that isn't a physician they can seem confusing and foreign. With terms like "open", "closed", and "wide open" being used to describe an already intimidating imaging machine, we understand how they terms can be unclear. We are here to clear up the confusion and tell you everything you need to know about the different MRI machines.Read More
MRI images are truly captivating. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is utilized by physicians to create a visual picture inside of the body of important diagnostic information. The musculoskeletal system, bone marrow abnormalities, congenital cardiac abnormalities, and internal organs are just a few of the internal images MRI’s are best for.
While many of us know what MRI’s are used for and what they are like, actually visualizing the images they create brings the technology to life. Here are a few moving images from MRI scans that will take your breath away.Read More