MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a painless noninvasive test that helps physicians diagnose and treat MRI Bristol Connecticutmedical conditions. Detailed MR images allow physicians to better evaluate body parts of the body and disease that may not be assessed with other imaging methods.

MRI uses powerful magnetic field and a computer to produce detailed pictures of organs, soft tissue, bone and virtually all other internal body structures. The images are then examined on a computer. MRI does not use ionizing radiation.

Common Uses:

Organs including the heart, lungs, liver, biliary tract, kidney, spleen, and pancreas.
pelvic organs including the reproductive organs in the male (prostate and testicles) and the female (uterus and ovaries).
pelvic and hip bones.
blood vessels (MR Angiography).

MRI Images

MRI images Connecticut Patient having an MRI

MRA - MR Angiography

Angiography is a minimally invasive test that helps physician diagnose and treat medical conditions. Angiography uses one of the following imaging techniques.

  • Computed Tomography CT
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging MR
  • X- Ray with Catheters

In MRA a powerful magnetic field and a computer produce the detailed images. MRA does not use ionizing radiation. MRA may be performed with or without contrast material.

Common Uses:

  • brain
  • kidneys
  • pelvis
  • legs
  • lungs
  • heart
  • neck

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