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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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I m suffering from numbness in my scrotum, swear numbness in penis ,testicals and buttecks. This starts from December 3,when I have my vericocelectomy. Now there is too much difficulty in stool pass and urination. According to MRI,CT SCAN,BONE SCANE and

I m suffering from numbness in my scrotum, swear numbness in penis ,testicals and buttecks. This starts from December 3,when I have my vericocelectomy.
Now there is too much difficulty in stool pass and urination. 
According to MRI,CT SCAN,BONE SCANE and

R/O SACRAL MASS: R/O SACRAL MASS : THE DESCRIPTION OF YOUR SX &RADIATION IS CONCERNING FOR A SACRAL MASS /HEMATOMA/SYRINX/HNP. Have MRI of lumbar spine rechecked. ALSO R/O RSD SINCE PAIN STARTED POST OP ALRGOUGH RARE IT COULD BE RSD. GET A SECOND URO CONSULT/NEURO/PMR(PAIN). MEDS: LYRICA/CYMBALTA /SAVELLA/NEURONTIN MAY HELP ...Read more

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What is a mri?

What is a mri?

MRI safety: Before your MRI you will be asked a series of questions to determine if the MRI is safe for you. For example, people with pacemakers should avoid MRI since the magnet in the machine can disrupt your pacemaker. ...Read more

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What is an MRI?

What is an MRI?

Magnetic Reasonance: MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. It uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the body. unlike X-ray or CT, there is no ionizing radiation with an MRI. MRI gives different information about structures in the body than can be seen with an X-ray, ultrasound, or CT scan. ...Read more

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What is a cine mri?

What is a cine mri?

Motion sensitive MRI: A cine MRI is a special type of MRI image in which a series of static images are obtained at different times and then played back as a movie. Cine MRI is helpful in evaluating tissues that move such as the heart, flowing blood, or cerebral spinal fluid. It is occasionally used in evaluating bowel, joint or muscle motion. ...Read more

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Who can't get an MRI?

Who can't get an MRI?

Patients: with certain implanted devices like pacemakers, and other indwelling or non removable objects with ferromagnetic properties. ...Read more

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Are nerves seen on MRI?

Are nerves seen on MRI?

Yes, as long as..: ...you restrict the meaning of "nerve" to its proper definition of one of the large named peripheral nerves e.g. median, trigeminal, common peroneal; or the nerve ROOTS in the spinal canal; or the roots, trunks and cords of the brachial and lumbosacral plexuses. You can't see individual neurons or terminal branches such as nerve endings in the skin. ...Read more

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Why would i need an mri?

Why would i need an mri?

MRI is simply using: Radiowaves and magnetism to image your body. It lets us see many things and your doctor would best help you where it is most useful. It is super important for imaging of the brain and spine. It is very important for imaging of the prostate and breast. It is good for almost any kind of imaging if done properly. It does not use ionizing radiation and therefore is safer than using xrays. ...Read more

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What does MRI stand for ?

What does MRI stand for ?

Magnetic Resonance : Magnetic resonance imagining. Basically an MRI puts your body in a magnetic field which causes electrons and protons to allign in certain ways and special sensors and lots of computer power create a picture of whatever is being scanned. Neat huh? No x-rays are involved with an mri. ...Read more