MRI uses strong magnetic field & radio waves to collect the detailed information about the organs & soft tissues of the body.
MRI does not use any radiation / X-Ray.
Open MRI is available at Pioneer Diagnostic Centre which accommodates claustrophobic & obese patients.
Conventional MRI scanners are cylinder shape while open MRI does not completely surround your body, it is usually open on two / three sides.
An open MRI provides more relaxed less confining environment & lower noise level making it less stressful for you.
Various types of MRI studies available
MRI Brain, MRI Brain Angiography, MRI Cervical Spine, MRI Thoracic Spine, MRI Lumbar Spine,
MRI LS / Lumbosacral spine, MRI of Joints (knee joint, shoulder joint, sacroiliac joint).
In order to avoid metallic objects clinging to powerful magnet of MRI system you will be provided with medical gown to wear during MRI.
Items to be removed before entering the MR system
- Ornaments, watches
- Metallic implants
- Electronic devices such as cell phones , beepers
- Hearing aids
- Pens, paper clip, keys, coins
- Hair pins
- Metal zipper, buttons, hooks
- Shoes, belt, safety pins
Before going for MRI kindly communicate with the technologist if you have following which may create problem during MRI
- Metal implant
- Aneurysm clip
- Bullet wound
- Permanent cosmetic / tattoos
- Bullet wounds
- Dentures with magnetic keepers
- Medication patch that contains metal foil
You should wear comfortable, easily changeable cloths at the day of exam.
Do not carry excess cash, wear ornaments.
It is advised to come along with a responsible person / relative for the test.
Please carry previous medical reports / documents while coming for the test.
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