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Magnetic resonance imaging

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Nice pictres...: A very hi-tech, no radiation way of taking pictures of our bodies to aid doctors in helping pinpoint what is going on in a particular area of our body ... Read More
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Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
MRI: Mri is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. Mri uses a powerful magnetic field, radio frequency pu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Length of an MRI study depends on what area(s) of the body is/are being imaged, whether the study is done without & with contrast, whether any complic ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Freedman
37 years experience Radiology
Best for soft tissu: Pro: you can see soft tissue better, some things , just can't see with ct especially useful in brain, spine, liver, any joint disorder.Uses no ionizin ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
MRI: See: http://j.Mp/y65g7b.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
None proven: Though many people have claimed side effects ranging from tingling to fatigue to a change in hair color, there are no proven side effects of mris. Nev ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience Radiology
Yes: College of radiology was afraid the word nuclear in NMR would scare people away. Know what else MRI stands for?
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience Radiology
Sometimes: As long as there is no ferromagnetic metal in the frame.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Mri scans place the body in a magnetic field. A metal fragment in the eye may move and create damage to the eye. A hip or knee prosthesis is unlikley ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience Radiology
Maybe: Need to check with thye manufacturer's (of the plate) website to see if it is ferromagnetic or not.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: A fixed denture refers to a permanently cemented bridge which is solidly attached to a tooth or teeth. Ferrous metals which can be attracted to a magn ... Read More

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