Magnetic Resonance Imaging: a Brief MRI HistoryThe invention of the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) has greatly improved the ability to accurately diagnose a wide range of medical conditions. As a result, it's had an enormous impact on the healthcare industry as a whole. These days we are heavily dependent on MRIs to evaluate certain problems …
A Breakdown of Four Common Types of MRI SystemsIf your facility is considering investing in a new MRI system, you're going to have to put some serious thought into what type of MRI system is going to best fit your needs. In addition to the traditional closed MRI system, you'll want to weigh the benefits …
An Accidental Discovery? A Brief History of the X-RayX-rays are one of the most commonly used diagnostic imaging tests performed within the healthcare industry. X-rays are a type of electromagnetic radiation similar to regular light rays. However, unlike regular light, X-rays have shorter wavelengths, making it impossible for the human eye to see. X-rays also …
The Differences Between Open MRI vs Closed MRI Systems When it comes to MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) systems, there are two main types to choose from: closed MRI systems and open MRI systems. Although the closed MRI system is the most common type, you might be considering an open MRI system, which was designed to accommodate …