Drink lots of water to prevent calcification. Calcification can be visualized by an MRI believe it or not.
Most stable metals (i.e. stents) in the body will blur the image, but are generally not contraindicative to the scan.
Patients with large tattoos may feel a warming sensation on the tattoo'd skin's surface. Not harmful, but Neat!
Yes, you hear jack hammer-type noises during your MRI scan. It means the machine is doing its job.
So what other health centres will provide you with results the same day?
Unresolved and ongoing pain? Are you curious to know what mechanisms are causing this?
Fact: Abdomen & Whole Body MRIs require fasting because bowel movements may alter the image detail.
Public Health System MRIs: What are your thoughts?
Open Bore MRIs are very spacious - patients up to 550lbs can be imaged.
A Brain Tumor was clearly visible on a patient's MRI at AIM, but was missed on a CT scan days prior!