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Open MRI, Extremity MRI, 3T MRI, Breast MRI

What is the Difference Between an MRI and a CT Scan?

What is the Difference Between an MRI and a CT Scan?
Unless you are a diagnostic imaging specialist, you may find all that radiology mumbo-jumbo a little confusing. One question many patients ask is, "What's the difference between a CT scan and MRI scans?"  Maybe you watch a lot of medical television shows, or maybe you have been to the hospital with a friend or family member.  Either way, ...
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Different Types of X-ray and MRI Exams: Know Your Testing

Different Types of X-ray and MRI Exams: Know Your Testing
Whether we like it or not, certain medical conditions require testing and scans that can be uncomfortable or sometimes invasive. If a doctor is unable to make a diagnosis with just blood tests and a physical, they may ask you to come to the radiology department for X-ray testing, a CAT scan, or an MRI. Know your tests so you can be prepared for wha...
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Could an MRI Help Doctors Determine What Is Causing Your Pain?

Could an MRI Help Doctors Determine What Is Causing Your Pain?
​Imagine the following scenario: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides enough detail that the radiologist and orthopedic doctor diagnosed a 50% tear in the peroneal tendon of the right ankle. Without the results from the MRI, the college freshman gymnast would have hurt herself even more. After finishing a dose of steroids to reduce swelling an...
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No Need to be Nervous! Here's What to Expect During an MRI Scan

No Need to be Nervous! Here's What to Expect During an MRI Scan
If you've never had an MRI scan before, you may be a bit nervous at first. We understand that the examination can be a bit stressful, but there is no reason to fear the MRI machine. Having an MRI is a painless, completely safe procedure. You'll be much less anxious if you know exactly what to expect, and this guide will walk you through the steps o...
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We Are Happy To Announce That 1.5T MRI is coming to Lawrenceville, Which Will Also Reintroduce Breast MRI at RAI This Fall!

We Are Happy To Announce That 1.5T MRI is coming to Lawrenceville, Which Will Also Reintroduce Breast MRI at RAI This Fall!

MRI stands for magnetic resonance imaging, an imaging technique that uses a very powerful magnetic field and radio waves to obtain highly-detailed images of organs and other tissues located throughout the body. The technique uses no x-rays; instead, the magnetic field of the MRI machine “lines up” tiny subatomic particles that comprise tissues and organs, and the MRI's special radio waves cause these particles to release signals that can be detected and captured by a very sensitive receiver inside the MRI machine. Once these signals are captured, special software is used to produce the highly-detailed images as a series of “slices” of tissue that can be viewed from any angle.

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Coming Soon: Extremity MRI to our Hamilton Location

Coming Soon: Extremity MRI to our Hamilton Location

In an effort to offer you and your physician more options than ever, our Hamilton, New Jersey location will soon hold a grand opening for Extremity MRI services. 

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Lawrenceville Location Announces Open MRI Services

Lawrenceville Location Announces Open MRI Services

We are happy to announce that our Lawrenceville location can now accept Open MRI patients. The sky is the limit with RAI, offering you and your physician more options than ever before.

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