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MRI machineMRI produces high-resolution images of the body's organs, ligaments, tendons, muscles and soft tissue with the use of a magnetic field and radio waves.

WakeMed uses the latest technology to perform a wide range of MRI studies.

Typical Uses for MRI

  • Detecting breast cancer and injury to soft tissues
  • Evaluating blood vessels to identify blockages
  • Examining the brain, neck and spinal cord
  • Helping with the diagnosis of central nervous system disorders, such as multiple sclerosis and stroke
  • Identifying damage to bones and joints
  • Revealing brain abnormalities in patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia