Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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The technology I am investigating is magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The principles of atomic structure and properties that relate to the functioning of MRI are the magnetic properties of atomic nuclei (“Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI),” n.d., para 2) and the way in which they return to their original position. (“Magnetic Resonance Imaging – Definition,” n.d., para 11) MRI is a very accurate method of detecting disease throughout the body, and it is used for creating images of soft tissues, such as brain. It is often used to provide adequate information to affirm a diagnosis of a patient after the other testing has failed. (Shiel Jr., 2015) The patient is placed on a moveable bed and is then inserted into coils of magnet that creates a

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