MRI Scan Information
A MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scan uses a strong magnetic field to produce high quality images of the internal structure of your body.
For further information click on this link: Cobalt MRI Information
MRI SAFETY INFORMATION:
- A neurostimulator anywhere in your head or body.
- A pacemaker or implantable cardiac defibrillator.
- An artificial heart valve, arterial clips, a cochlear implant, or aneurysm clips.
- A programmable shunt for hydrocephalus (fluid on the brain).
fragments in the eye, head or body (you will likely need an x-ray BEFORE the scan).
minutes per body part,
which usually includes 4 sections lasting 4-5 minutes each.
also need to remove all metal items, including jewellery, watches, hair clips
and credit cards.
Your clothes and personal items will be kept in a secure place. If you need to change there is a changing area available.
1 part MRI scan = shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, leg, knee, ankle, foot, cervical spine, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, SI joints, or brain
2 part MRI scan = both shoulders, both knees, both ankles, cervical & thoracic spine, thoracic & lumbar spine, or lumbar spine with pelvis
3 part MRI scan = Whole Spine, or Thoracic & Lumbar Spine with Pelvis or SI joints
SCANS FOR MMA FIGHTERS AND OTHER CONTACT SPORTS :
MRI scan of Brain with MRA scan of Brain and Neck - special protocol for MMA competitors and other contact sports - this usually takes 45 minutes.
MRA scan of neck also available for MMA competitors and other contact sports (if you have already had a MRI Brain scan and MRA Brain)
Mob: 07498 655839
Email: [email protected]
Ultrasound clinic: Active Therapy Clinic, 8 Whiteway Court, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 7BA
Registered address for correspondence: 80 Chesterton Lane, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1YD