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 What is the purpose of a lumbar mri using gadolinium contrast?

Answer Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a technique of examining internal body structures: bone, tissues, and organs. It has become one of the most important diagnostic tools for diseases and injuries ... Read More »
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Spinal MRI Contrast Vs Non Contrast?

According to the American College of Radiology (ACR), an MRI, or Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is a diagnostic tool that can be performed with or without contrast. A spinal MRI helps a doctor to dete... Read More »
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Which is better: 3000000:1 contrast ratio tv or 150000:1 contrast ratio?

3000000:1 is technically better (higher the better).However, do not trust the advertised contrast ratio of TVs. It now means nothing. (It was useful when brands didn't cheats a few years ago, but n... Read More »
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Where does gadolinium come from?

Gadolinium is a rare earth metal obtained from the minerals monazite or bastnasite. Trace amounts can also be obtained from the mineral gadolinite. On the periodic table, its symbol is Gd.Source:Lo... Read More »
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When is gadolinium used?

Gadolinium was discovered in the 1880s, but it was not used in any products until recently, according to Vector Vision. Gadolinium is a naturally occurring element found in bastnasite and monazite.... Read More »
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