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X-ray, MRI, PET, CT & PET/CT: A closer look at these common imaging techniques

Posted by John Geiger

X-rays, MRI, CT, PET & PET/CT are just some of the more familiar imaging technologies today used to see what’s happening inside of us. While these advanced imaging techniques are common today, there is often confusion about what the differences are and more so, when how they are best used and when. Shields Health Care Group, the leading provider of outpatient services such as MRI, PET/CT and X-ray, has more than 30 locations throughout New England and sheds some light on the differences between these important imaging techniques.

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Tags: MRI, Ct, PET/CT, PET, X-ray, What is MRI?