MRI Brain with and without Contrast

miklJune 23, 2016
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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 […]

Lumbar Spine MRI

miklJune 23, 2016
23 images
What Is a Lumbar MRI? An MRI uses magnets and radio waves to capture images inside your body without making a surgical incision. The scan allows your doctor to see the soft tissue of the body, like muscles and organs, in addition to your bones. An MRI can be performed on any part of your […]

C-spine MRI (Cervical)

miklJune 23, 2016
13 images
A cervical MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan uses energy from strong magnets to create pictures of the part of the spine that runs through the neck area (cervical spine). MRI does not use radiation (x-rays). Single MRI images are called slices. The images can be stored on a computer or printed on film. One exam […]

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 […]