Nuclear magnetic resonance – chest; Magnetic resonance imaging – chest; NMR – chest; MRI of the thorax; Thoracic MRI
Definition of Chest MRI
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the chest is a noninvasive imaging method that uses powerful magnets and radio waves to create detailed pictures of the chest (thoracic) area.
David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/10/2008