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what is the definition or description of: head mri?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
MR of the head: Don't know why the space for the dhot answer. A head mr is an mr that immages the bone and its contents and spaces. It c is done with or without contrast. The contrast is injected iv, painless, and allows for better contrast and also show bleeding or swelling better. You go into the mr head first and hear al the sounds everyone hears in the machine. You usually get ear plugs, but still cluncky.
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
MRI-brain imaging: Mri(magnetic resonance imaging) uses high magnetic fields to image the head. It is particularly sensitive for imaging the brain and other soft tissues. Detailed information about the normal and abnormal brain structure may be obtained. Mri does not use radiation as is used in cat scans. The MRI is particularly useful in providing information about 1. Brain tumors 2. Vascular anomalies 3. Stroke.

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