Medically reviewed by: Dr. Robert Segal, M.D.
While MRI scans may not expose patients to the ionizing radiation found in X-rays, they still are potentially harmful. This is because the increased radiofrequency energy absorption associated with newer high-field and ultra-high-field MRI scanners can heat body tissue. Thanks to research being conducted at the Australian National University, however, that may soon no longer be an issue – additionally, scans could be quicker and produce higher-quality images.
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Written by: LabFinder Team / Approved by: Dr. Robert Segal, M.D.