Medicon Pharmaceutical sciences


Volume 1 Issue 3

Applications of Medical Imaging

R Hema

Published: November 01, 2021.

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The bones and inner organs of our body are covered by skin and other tissues and hence, we cannot see them with the naked eye. The phrase ‘medical imaging’ refers to procedures which allow us to look within the body. Medical imaging is the technological method used to examine the human body in order to diagnose, monitor and cure medical diseases. The information about the region of the body under consideration, relating to suspected diseases, injuries or efficacy of therapy is provided in each kind of technology. The most important medical imaging techniques include X-rays, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Mammograms, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans.