The Malta Independent 19 October 2019, Saturday

Third MRI machine arrives at Mater Dei Hospital

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 19:43 Last update: about 1 month ago

Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne has announced that the third Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine has arrived at Mater Dei Hospital.

Magnetic resonance imaging is a type of scan that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of the inside of the body.

An MRI scanner is a large tube that contains powerful magnets. a person lies inside the tube during the scan. An MRI scan can be used to examine almost any part of the body.

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