ComparloCategory: GeneralWhat is the difference between Computed Tomography Imaging (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)?
Karim MRabie, ICT Consultant | Mobility Expert asked 2 years ago

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Noha Osman, Assist. Prof. of Radiology answered 2 years ago

[{“cellsNumber”:1,”row”:”Definition”,”lhsI”:”Both%20MRI%20and%20CT%20provide%20diagnostic%20images%20of%20the%26nbsp%3Binternal%20body%20organs.%20However%2C%20both%20technologies%20work%20in%20a%20very%20different%20way.%20In%20both%20examinations%2C%20one%26nbsp%3Bmay%20have%20an%20intravenous%20injection%20known%20as%20%22contrast%20material%22.”,”rhsI”:””},{“cellsNumber”:2,”row”:”Principle”,”lhsI”:”CT%20or%20Computed%20Tomography%20uses%20a%20combination%20of%20X-rays%20and%20computer%20technology.”,”rhsI”:”MRI%26nbsp%3Buses%20a%20combination%20of%20a%20powerful%20magnetic%20field%20and%20computer%20technology.”},{“cellsNumber”:2,”row”:”Precautions”,”lhsI”:”CT%20should%20not%20be%20used%20for%20pregnant%20women%20and%20it%20is%20not%20recommended%20for%20children%20unless%20necessary.”,”rhsI”:”Persons%20who%20have%20metallic%20implant%2C%20heart%20pacemaker%20or%20any%20metallic%20object%20inside%20their%20bodies%20should%20not%20undergo%20this%20examination.”},{“cellsNumber”:2,”row”:”Time of examination”,”lhsI”:”Fast%2C%20few%20minutes.”,”rhsI”:”Relatively%20longer.”}]