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Could you look at my cervical spine MRI and give your opinion? (Not to be taken for medical advice.)

Could you look at my cervical spine MRI and give your opinion? (Not to be taken for medical advice.)

Sure: You can try concierge Id be happy fo what symproms are you having? I can also interpret the reading just need symptoms and reading ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Mri (Definition)

Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more


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How long does the cervical spine MRI with dye take?

How long does the cervical spine MRI with dye take?

C-spine MRI duration: Count on at least an hour or two for preparation for the study and time to do the study without and then with contrast. Add more time if you move during the study, for that will produce suboptimal (unreadable) images. If you suffer from claustrophobia, the doc can prescribe med for anxiety to relax you during the study. ...Read more

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Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after the cervical spine MRI with dye?

Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after the cervical spine MRI with dye?

Depends: The dye used for MRI should not affect your ability to drive. If you require sedation to tolerate the MRI you should have someone drive you home. ...Read more

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Would a cervical spine MRI show a circulation problein the neck if you had one?

Neck vessels: A carotid ultrasound is the standard method of evaluating the cervical circulation. An MRI of cervical spine may show abnormal distortions of the vessels, but blockages in the carotid arteries may not be reliably detected. ...Read more

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The transverse ligament of atlas appears deficient... This is what is stated on cervical spine MRI ?

The transverse ligament of atlas appears deficient... This is what is stated on cervical spine MRI ?

Why did you need..: .. a cervical spine MRI? Sometimes findings on MRI may or may not mean something is actually wrong, or cause symptoms (like pain, swelling, etc.) is caused by it. The Atlas is the first vertebra bone on the cervical spine (called C1) and functions together with the Axis (C2) to allow the head to nod and rotate. The transverse ligament can have normal wear and tear. It is best to see a spine doc. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Cervical Spine (Definition)

Cervical spine is the segment of spine found in the neck. Because damage to the cervical spine can cause paralysis of the arms, legs, and respiratory muscles, the cervical spine is often the first area protected in ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more