The various types of Medical imaging are radiology, X-ray radiography, medical-ultrasound, fluoroscopy, mammography, endoscopy, elastography, tactile imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, thermography, positron emission tomography, photon emission computed tomography, and nuclear medicine imaging.
How does Medical Imaging help?
The images of the human body parts or organs are created using a variety of means such as ultrasound, magnetic resonance, nuclear medicine, and X-rays to allow physicians to see deep inside the body and identify the medical problems.
In case of, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, medical imaging has proved to be particularly life-saving.
Similar to that of an ultrasound, medical imaging helps doctors to examine the internal body structures of an unborn child such as muscles, tendons, vessels, joints, and internal organs.
The ultrasounds are conducted during the second trimester of pregnancy to get an image of the unborn baby in the womb.