The radiologist will review and interpret your MRI examination upon completion. Within 24 hours, your physician will have a writtenContinue reading »
FAQ Category: MRI
Can I drive home after the MRI?
Most patients do not require sedation and therefore are able to drive immediately after the exam. If you need aContinue reading »
Is it OK for patients with dental fillings or braces to have an MRI?
Yes. Your teeth will not be affected by the exam.Continue reading »
Is it safe?
For most people, the MRI is completely safe. However, in most cases, pregnant women should not have MRI scans. PleaseContinue reading »
How should I prepare for the exam?
There are no special preparations. You should eat normally and follow the normal dosing of your prescribed medications unless yourContinue reading »
How long will the exam take?
Most exams can be completed in 30 to 60 minutes. More time may be required if you need to beContinue reading »
Can a friend or family member be in the room with me during the exam?
In most cases, yes. However, please advise our staff if the guest is pregnant or has anything metallic in theContinue reading »
How do I schedule an MRI scan?
Your doctor will decide if an MRI is needed to help diagnose your symptoms. The doctor’s staff will then notifyContinue reading »
What is an “Open” MRI?
Open refers to the equipment, which has a large, non-confining opening. The patient lies on a table with equipment onContinue reading »
What can an MRI diagnose?
Aneurysms, stenosis, occlusions, and carotid arteries in the head and neck. Diseases of the central nervous system, including spinal cordContinue reading »