Tag: MRI

fMRI and Consciousness

In the past few years, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) of the human brain has been harnessed as an innovative tool to study consciousness. Functional MRI examinations now offer an integral source of valuable insights pertaining to the “modeling of integrative brain functions.” The human brain in its fully conscious, partially conscious, and vegetative conditions […]

Radiologist Base Pay At 371K and 5th Most Needed Specialty

Radiologists or radiologic technologists are in huge demand. It is evident from many latest reports that place radiology among the top medical specialties year after year. Here’s what the 2018 Report of Merritt Hawkins presents: Another citation is from the Medscape Radiologist Compensation Report 2018 that shows: All these reports confirm that more numbers of […]

10.5 Tesla MRI and More

Introduction – 10.5 Tesla MRI Innovations change medical practices and healthcare in an ever-evolving dimension. Medical history was made by the University of Minnesota when scientists performed the world’s first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the whole human body at 10.5 Tesla using a Siemens MAGNETOM 10.5 Tesla MRI, developed in 2013 and funded by […]

7T MRI Approved for Diagnostic Use

The FDA has recently approved the Magnetom Terra 7-Tesla, or 7T, MRI machine for diagnostic use. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machines have been used as diagnostic tools since 1977 when the first case of cancer was identified using the device. Since then, the machines have been prescribed for use by internists, orthopedists and many other […]