MRI scan

What is a hand MRI?

A hand MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) uses a magnetic field to generate images of the extremity. These images will show the health of the bone as well as of any soft tissues. This scan helps reveal ligament and tendon injuries, as well as any fluid or swelling . Furthermore, it Read more…

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CT scan

Abdominal CT scan – Risks and complications

Abdominal CT scan is a diagnostic method used to detect diseases of the internal structures of your abdomen. This examination is fast, painless, noninvasive and accurate. Pictures are made by a combination of X-rays and computer technology to produce horizontal and/or axial images of the body. (Do you know the difference Read more…

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MRI scan

Medical use of an fMRI examination

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) examination is an imaging method developed to show regional, time-varying changes in brain metabolism, in other words, changing in areas of the brain that are active during a task.  How it works Oxygen is delivered to brain cells – neurons by hemoglobin in capillary red blood Read more…

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