Basic Principles of MR Imaging



MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, once called Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging (NMR). The word “nuclear” was dropped off about 20 years ago because of fears that people would think there was something radioactive involved, which is not.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nuclear MedicineUtkal Institute of Medical SciencesBhubaneswarIndia

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