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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 moreGet help now ›
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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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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
Yes it could show: Clearly. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Yes: It images the entire cervical spine. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
Is the vagus nerve seen on a cervical spine MRI test? If so, if there is an issue with it, how can docs tell on the test?
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