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The Evolution of the MRI: Medical Imaging Over the Years [INFOGRAPHIC]

Last updated 2 years ago

MRIs are one of the most common diagnostic medical techniques used worldwide. With over 30 million scans performed each year, this technology is useful for hundreds of various diagnoses and procedures. MRIs haven’t been around for very long, though, with the first scan on a human occurring just 36 years ago.

Since then, scientists and medical doctors have improved and adjusted MRI scans to provide patients safe and successful medical information. To learn more about the evolution of the MRI over the ages, take a look at this infographic from a Denver MRI provider. Please share it with your friends and family interested in the past, present, and future of medicine!

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