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how does an MRI function?

strength of electromagnetic energy is "weighted" to accentuate some properties and not others


how does SPECT function?

radiolabeled compounds are injected in tracer amounts and their photo emissions are detected to reflect blood flow, oxygen or glucose metabolism or dopamine transporter concentration