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wrist mri
2014-01-03 04:55:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have developed a new method of diagnosing wrist problems by creating “movies” of the radiocarpal joint in motion using a series of brief magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, according to a study appearing in Tuesday’s edition of PLoS ONE. The process is known as Active MRI, and according to the study authors, it could be used to diagnose subtle changes in physiology indicative of the onset of conditions such...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.