CT and PET Scan vs MRI

For many physicians, an MRI is a figurative black hole into which a patient may be inserted to see what comes out. This often occurs without a definitive diagnosis. The hope is that the radiologist, or more importantly the examiner of the images, will rule out major illnesses. But using the wrong equipment can lead to inaccurate and costly conclusions.

A key to accurate diagnosis is understanding strengths and limitations of similar imaging technologies. Continue reading this 1580‑word health article and others by logging into existing account or starting your 7‑day free trial today or read News blog.