At first glance, MRI and CT scans may seem like the same thing. After all, they do both capture and process images of the body in line with the requirements of medical professionals. Although both procedures have the same end goal, there are several differences between an MRI and a CT scan:
Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is fundamentally used to diagnose illnesses ‘showing’ how the cells in the body are functioning. One of PET’s wide array of uses is in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, a progressive degenerative disorder that negatively affects the motor or movement pathways in the brain.
Magnetic resonance Imaging (MRI) can be used to detect prostate cancer. Using MRI, a technologist can produce detailed pictures of the structures inside a man’s prostate, as well as its surrounding tissues. MRI is generally requested because it provides highly detailed images, however, certain factors can affect its quality, such as rectal distention.
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A PET (positron emission tomography) scan is a kind of imaging test that gives your doctor first row seats to examining your body for diseases or conditions that may otherwise not be easily visible or detectable.
The MRI or magnetic resonance imaging is a medical equipment that aids in the diagnosis of various conditions by providing a detailed accurate image of the organs and tissues deep within the body. In order to do this, the MRI makes use of a strong magnetic field and radio waves. These components, however, have been […]