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magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)


Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed less shrinkage in the hippocampus region of patients’ brains in the Alzheimer’s patients with higher fitness scores.
AP  --  Time Magazine, Fit Alzheimer’s Patients Better Off, 7/28/08  --  http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1827072,00.html (retrieved 8/11/08)(retrieved 08/12/08)
  diagnostic test that uses nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
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MRI magnetic resonance imaging
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MRIs provide greater contrast between the different soft tissues of the body than CAT scans.
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  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed less shrinkage in the hippocampus region of patients’ brains in the Alzheimer’s patients with higher fitness scores.
    AP  --  Time Magazine, Fit Alzheimer’s Patients Better Off, 7/28/08  --  http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1827072,00.html (retrieved 8/11/08)(retrieved 08/12/08)
  • He was in my hospital room when they brought me back from the MRI.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • She’d found the MRI Mae had done a few years ago.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • An MRI machine.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent

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  • So he got a PET scan and an MRI, and sure enough, they found some cancerous cells in his lung.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • ’He took several MRI scans of Peter’s brain,’ King said.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • The laser, the transistor the polio vaccine, the microchip, the hologram, the personal computer, magnetic resonance imaging, CAT scans-the list goes on and on.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • He stared at the ceiling and felt like a hospital patient preparing for insertion headfirst into an MRI machine.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Dr. Huey had said the MRI showed shrinkage in certain parts of the brain that were consistent with Alzheimer’s.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • She was given an endoscopy, an MRI, and a barium swallow to test her gastrointestinal tract.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun

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  • Medical imaging rooms, MRI tanks, and CPD bays flung open like looted sarcophagi.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • We can literally see this on an MRI, and DuFresne’s brain scan showed irreparable damage when he first entered the state prison.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Need an MRI.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • The next day I had an MRI on my shoulder, and we found out that it was AC separation (acromioclavicular joint separation) and a sprain.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • I mean, the cost of an MRI alone—
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • However, another MRI brain scan was done on him yesterday—and it shows a reversal of that atrophy.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • He did a second MRI, one that was performed while Peter was working on a simple task.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • This calming visualization had been the only way he had managed to survive a recent stint in an enclosed MRI machine . that and a triple dose of Valium.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The MRI scan showed that while he was focused on this task, it was the amygdala that was doing the work’not the prefrontal cortex.’
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
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Associated words [difficulty]:   magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) [7] , biopsy [5] , ultrasound [5] , pap smear [8] , electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG) [9] , CT scan [5] , ultrasound [5] , positron emission tomography (PET) [9]
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