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How MRI Works (Como funciona a ressonância magnética)

In just a few decades, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners has grown tremendously. Doctors may order MRI scans to help diagnose multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, torn ligaments, tendonitis, cancer and strokes, to name just a few. An MRI scan is the best way to see inside the human body without cutting it open.

By Todd A. Gould, RT-(R)(MR)(ARRT) and Molly Edmonds, howstuffworks. Leia mais...