MRI: Medical Imaging Tool of Choice
Magnetic Resonance Imaging is, without a doubt, the most powerful imaging tool available to medical professionals worldwide. It has wide application in medical diagnostic of neurological,cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and gastrointestinal diseases. The method uses very strong magnetic fields and radiofrequency energy to take a three-dimensional ‘picture’ of soft tissues that helps doctors pin point disease or anomalies. MRI is popular because of the high quality of imaging and the convenience to the patient. MRI is a non-invasive procedure, it is not painful or inconvenient to the patient, there is no initial preparation for the patient and it is a painless.