A magnetic resonance imaging or MRI is a test that generates images of the brain and adjacent tissue by use of radio waves and magnetic fields, states MedlinePlus. It's also known as an MRI of the head and is applicable ... More »

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An Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, scan works by sending the patient through an enormous circular magnet, explains MedicineNet. The magnetic field aligns hydrogen atoms in the body in such a way that radio waves can ... More »

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, scans of brain tumors are three-dimensional images of the brain created by radio waves and magnetic fields. MRIs are among the best types of imaging for diagnosing brain tumors, accord... More »

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A head magnetic resonance imaging scan, or MRI, is a test that produces images of the brain using a strong magnetic field and radio-wave energy, according to WebMD. It typically offers useful information that X-ray, ultr... More »

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive computerized diagnostic technique that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to develop an image of the inside of the body, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. The... More »

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An MRI scan is an imaging technique that uses radio waves passed through the body to generate images of the body's structures, according to MedicineNet. MRI stands for magnetic resonance imaging, and there are no known r... More »

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When a bulging disc appears on a magnetic resonance imaging test, or MRI, the disc protrudes from its accustomed place between vertebrae, according to the Laser Spine Institute. It resembles a hamburger that sticks out b... More »