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Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning Procedure and Side Effects

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A computerized tomography (CT) scan integrates a series of X-ray images drawn from different angles and uses computer system processing to produce cross-sectional images, or pieces, of the bones, blood vessels and soft tissues inside your body. CT scan images offer more detailed details than plain X-rays do.

Updated: May 21, 2017 — 8:55 pm

What Does Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Show?

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MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a noninvasive diagnostic test that takes detailed pictures of the soft tissues of the body. Unlike X-rays or CT, images are created using an electromagnetic field, radio waves, and a computer. It permits your doctor to see your spine or brain in slices, as if it were sliced layer-by-layer and […]

Updated: August 12, 2016 — 11:15 am
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