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When your Dr. orders an MRI and you have it done.  It is seen by a professional and the results are sent back to your Dr..  I find it weird...
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It is not legally prudent for me to read an interpret a photo of your MRI over the Internet. Sorry.I don't know if you need the ER or not, but if...
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You would need to physically see a second orthopedic surgeon. Have the surgeon examine you and review your MRI so they can render that all-important...
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After the magnetic resonance imaging scan is completed, the computer generates visual images of the area of the body that was scanned. These images...
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All metallic objects on the body are removed prior to obtaining a magnetic resonance imaging scan. Occasionally, patients will be given a sedative...
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a test that produces high-quality still and moving pictures of the heart and large blood vessels. MRI uses large...
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A magnetic resonance imaging scan is a radiology technique that uses magnetism, radio waves, and a computer to produce images of body structures. The...
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A magnetic resonance imaging scan is a painless radiology technique that has the advantage of avoiding X-ray radiation exposure. There are no known...
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It would be too risky to put you under anesthesia for an MRI. You would need to have an anesthesiologist present and be monitored.  Talk to the...
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An MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a test that produces high-quality images of the body's internal structures without the use of X-rays. MRI uses...
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No, a pimple will not likely show up on an MRI. I am sure the MRI was ordered to look for other possible causes for the swollen face....not just the...
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Unfortunately, this is a very common scenario. MRIs are very sensitive and not specific. This means that they often find all kinds of things that may...
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The magnetic fields and radio waves used in cardiac MRI have no side effects. This method of taking pictures of organs and tissues doesn't carry a...
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a test that produces high-quality, still and moving pictures of the heart and large blood vessels. An MRI uses...
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Chest MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a safe, noninvasive test. "Noninvasive" means that no surgery is done and no instruments are inserted into...