Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI is a widely-used technique for obtaining static high resolution images of the body using powerful superconducting magnets and radio signals. Images can be weighted with more or less magnetization depending on the nature of the anatomy being examined for structural integrity or pathology. T1-weighted images are typically used for examining the cerebral cortex, whereas T2-weighted images are better for examining white matter lesions.

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