Alongside X-ray and CT scan images, we also have Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). MRI is a large tube that contains powerful magnets. It uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce a detailed image of organs and structures inside the body. These images help in diagnosing a variety of conditions, from torn ligaments to tumours. It is safe, as it does not use ionising radiation; a baby in the womb can get an MRI scan. It can be used for any part of the body but is excellent for the soft parts, such as the brain, muscles, ligaments, tendons, internal organs and blood vessels. A 1.5 Tesla brand of MRI makes the scan time as short as possible, gives excellent picture quality, thereby ensuring accurate diagnosis.
In our facility, we use an MRI scanner for: