New Portable MRI Swoops Into Hospital Rooms, Gets FDA Nod

Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a medical imaging technique that uses powerful magnetic fields and radio waves to generate detailed, intricate 3-dimensional images of the organs and tissues inside the body. These machines are large and tubular and patients lie inside the machine where magnetic fields temporarily realign the water molecules inside them. The applied radio waves then…



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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