Last Updated on May 30, 2016

Glossary

CT Scan (Computed tomography scan): Is a diagnostic imaging process which uses a combination of X-rays and computer technology for producing horizontal or axial images of the body. The detailed images of any part of the body such as bones, muscles, fat and organs can be taken by CT scan. CT scans are more elaborated than normal X-rays.

MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging): A diagnostic process which uses a combination of large magnets, radio frequencies, and a computer for producing detailing images of different organs and structures inside the body.

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