X-rays at Basinghall
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scanning is a non-invasive procedure which uses a strong magnetic field and radio frequency waves, commonly used to take detailed look at muscles, joints, nerves, spine, brain and various other parts of the body including abdomen, pelvis, blood vessels and heart.
The MRI scanner at Bupa Basinghall Street is a wider and a shorter bore scanner especially designed for a better patient experience.
X-ray is an Imaging technique which uses a small amount of ionising radiation (X-rays) to take pictures of parts of the body especially bones, joints, heart and lungs. During examination, X-rays pass through the body and are absorbed onto a cassette on the other side which contains fluorescent screen that captures the X-rays at different densities and are converted to digital grey scale pictures.
Fluoroscopy uses the same technique as X-ray to acquire images but in real time which enables the doctors to look at musculoskeletal, digestive, urinary, respiratory and reproductive systems. Fluoroscopy is especially used as a guidance tool for pain management musculoskeletal injections at Bupa Basinghall Street.