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whats the difference between a mri and mrcp

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
MRI: An MRI scan is a general and broad term used to describe an MRI performed of a body part (head, abdomen, pelvis, wrist, etc.). An mrcp (magnetic reso ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
MRCP: could be considered a type of 3D MRI, which is a more general term.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
What is studied: Mri (magnetic resonance imaging) looks at tissues/organs. Mra (magnetic resonance arteriogram) looks at arteries, for example to evaluate for an aneu ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
MRI alone: probably not sufficient to exclude gallbladder abnormalities. Ultrasound could detect tiny stones, polyps, or subtle wall abnormalities that might no ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
30 years experience Family Medicine
Pancreas : normal - The duct diameter is greatest at the head and neck region and is slightly narrower towards the body and tail. Its normal reported value range ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
No: There is no radiation with mri/mrcp.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Depending on the: particular technical factors, it may show all or most of the intrabdominal organs, but not optimally since the sequences are specifically tailored for ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Highly unlikely: That said there is never a never or an always in medicine. Given your age doubtful
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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Hofkin
27 years experience Radiology
Variable: Mri scans typically take 40-60 minutes, but there are many factors that determine the length of time. How the study is protocoled and the machine its ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Not to worry: Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is special type of MRI exam that produces detailed images of hepatobiliary and pancreatic systems, ... Read More
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