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Can a patient develop burns several days after an MRI scan? (0 answers)
At the time of the MRI scan, the patient did not complain about any pulling or burning. But days later, there was such a complaint. Can a patient develop a severe burn (enough to get a skin graph) from a bracelet days after having a MRI scan? Also, it is unclear if the patient did indeed have the bracelet on during the scan.
If the table was vibrating during my MRI scan, would that affect the results? (0 answers)
I have had at least 4 MRI's of the brain over the years and have never felt the "table" vibrate during the procedure. During a recent MRI, the table did just that. At one point the MRI tech told me to lay steady, which is what I was doing. Why would the table vibrate during the scan? Could the shaking affect my results?
conflicting Results (0 answers)
I had 3 brain MRI's done. 2 with & w/o contrast, 1 regular. All 3 MRI's had different results. I am wondering what is the reason for this? Do tech's interpret differently? is it due to different machines? Is it due to different techniques?
Could I get an open MRI to examine the left breast? (0 answers)
I need an MRI done of my left breast, but I do not want to go into a closed MRI. Is there any equipment that will allow a doctor to examine the breast with an open MRI? Or must it be done with a closed MRI?
Do I need a doctor's referral for a Breast MRI (0 answers)
I'd like to know if a doctor's referral is required for a breast MRI in MA. I would have to pay for genetic testing to see if I was high risk and would then self-pay the MRI if it was warranted, so I wanted to cut out one of the costs. Thanks!
Side effects of syrup used for MRI (0 answers)
Sleeping syrup used for MRI (with contrast) of brain for my daughter which reduced the eye sight of my daughter. The test was performed about 2 months ago, what was the syrup?
What are surgical staples and wires? (0 answers)
My son had brain surgery, He had surgical staples and has had several MRIs before and after surgery. He also was wired in order to have seizures monitored.
Are Open MRI Scans as accurate as traditional scans? (0 answers)
I'd like to have the open MRI scan because I'm slightly claustrophobic, but if it means the quality of the image isn't as good, I'll go with the traditional MRI. Is there a significant difference in the images produced?