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What is an isotope injection for an MRI of spine? Are there side effects?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: No isotope mr

Isotope is a radio tracer used in nuclear medicine studies and involves ionizing irradiation.
Mr images are produced from magnetic fields involving no radiation. Gadolinium is contrast used for mr studies and is not radioactive.

In brief: No isotope mr

Isotope is a radio tracer used in nuclear medicine studies and involves ionizing irradiation.
Mr images are produced from magnetic fields involving no radiation. Gadolinium is contrast used for mr studies and is not radioactive.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

The contrast injected for MRI scan is to determine if there is scar tissue around your nerves and it is very safe with no side effect so do not worry about it.

In brief: Yes

The contrast injected for MRI scan is to determine if there is scar tissue around your nerves and it is very safe with no side effect so do not worry about it.
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
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