Magnetic resonance imaging is our passion.

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) does not use ionizing radiation, but the principle of magnetic resonance.


It is based on very strong magnetic fields as well as alternating magnetic fields in the radio frequency range, with which certain atomic nuclei (usually hydrogen nuclei / protons) are resonantly excited in the body. As a result electrical signals are induced in a receiver circuit. These are composed to precise cross-sectional images of the human body by a complex software.

An essential basis for the image contrast in MRI are different relaxation times of various tissues. In addition, the different content of hydrogen atoms in various tissues (eg muscle, bone) contributes to the image contrast.The MRI scan is completely painless and gentle. There are no known side effects of magnetic resonance imaging. Magnetic resonance imaging is used in studies of the joints, the spine, the brain, the abdominal cavity (liver, bile ducts, kidneys, pelvic organs), heart and vascular imaging (carotid arteries, renal arteries, head vessels, pelvic and leg vessels).
Especially the representation of the soft tissue is an important application of magnetic resonance imaging.

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