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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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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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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


Dr. Michael Bolesta
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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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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Yash Khanna
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I had a brain and cervical spine mri. There is a long standing focus on the left cordate head, present since my 2006 mri.Probably ischemic .?

I had  a brain and cervical spine mri.  There is a long standing focus on the left cordate head, present since my 2006 mri.Probably ischemic .?

If no change/no worr: If what was seen on MRI in 2006 is unchanged and there is no other image and clinically you have no symptoms, you should not worry but do consult with your doctor who ordered the MRI about the significance of the image. ...Read more

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Dr. William Cappaert
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Is an IV contrast die needed for a brain and cervical spine MRI?

Is an IV contrast die needed for a brain and cervical spine MRI?

Depends on problem: Much can be learned from MRI without contrast but if a vascular anomaly or tumor is suspected the IV dye helps to show the extent of the lesion and it's location in areas that are not well delineated without the dye. If your doctor recommended it, you should go ahead and have the dye injected. Avoid it if you are allergic to the dye. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Weston
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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

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Donald Colantino
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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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Dr. Addison Stone
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Cervical spine MRI result: c3-4 bi-posterolateral osteophytosis seen encroaching on corresponding exit neural formina, is this serious or do damage?

Cervical spine MRI result: c3-4 bi-posterolateral osteophytosis seen encroaching on corresponding exit neural formina, is this serious or do damage?

See below.: Mri's often show findings that are not necessarily causing a patient symptoms. The area you are describing would likely cause pain in the back of your shoulders. If you are having these symptoms i would discuss this with a spine specialist. ...Read more

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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


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