MRI Brain with and without Contrast

miklJune 23, 2016
11 images
Indications A MRI brain is ordered to look at the structures of the brain and evaluate for the presence of pathology, such as mass/tumor, fluid collection (such as an abcess), ischemic processes (such as a stroke). It is particularly good for hemorrhage, trauma or fracture to the skull and for hydrocephalus. Bone abnormalities Brain mass/tumor […]

Brain MRI with Contrast

miklJune 23, 2016
19 images
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head uses a powerful magnetic field, radio waves and a computer to produce detailed pictures of the brain and other cranial structures that are clearer and more detailed than other imaging methods. This exam does not use ionizing radiation and may require an injection of a contrast material called […]

Abnormal Brain MRI

miklJune 23, 2016
22 images
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the brain uses powerful magnets and radio waves to produce a detailed picture of the brain and nerve tissues. Because a brain MRI shows details of the blood vessels, the blood flow and the fluids surrounding the brain, doctors utilize brain MRI to determine the presence of many […]