Def. Hyperbolic: Mathematical curve functions which have relations to the hyperbola.
Def. Hyperbolic: Rhetorical exaggeration or diminishing beyond the fact; exceeding the truth; as, an hyperbolical expression.
I have this sense that some feel that virtually all talk of MRI accidents is hyperbolic, or exaggeration. To those who believe this, I say there is a truth buried in this thought, but it’s not what they may think…
Well, hopefully accidents didn’t jump a full 30%, but the number of reports to the FDA of MRI accidents did! This makes four consecutive years in which the numbers of MRI accident reports have climbed, increasing a whopping 270%above the 2004 rates!