MRIs are very useful for examining the brain and spinal cord.
Also called: Magnetic resonance imaging, NMR, Nuclear magnetic resonance.
He underwent emergency surgery in Mexicali and, at first, everything seemed fine.
Then an infection set in, worsened, and Silva eventually made his way to San Diego, where his left leg was amputated.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a large magnet and radio waves to look at organs and structures inside your body.
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