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My doctor is asking if i would get another cat scan, i asked will MRI do the same thing?I have had several cat scans of the stomach and am reluctant.?

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Dr. Joseph Accurso
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In brief: Depends on what

Is being looked for, but MRI is very accurate for looking at the soft tissues and organs in the abdomen and pelvis.
If the concern is about blood vessels or bones, cta or ct would be better. Please talk about your options with your doctor.

In brief: Depends on what

Is being looked for, but MRI is very accurate for looking at the soft tissues and organs in the abdomen and pelvis.
If the concern is about blood vessels or bones, cta or ct would be better. Please talk about your options with your doctor.
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Dr. Joseph Accurso
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In brief: MI?

What is your doctor looking for? Ct scan are good for bony pathology.
Mri good for soft tissue differentiation.

In brief: MI?

What is your doctor looking for? Ct scan are good for bony pathology.
Mri good for soft tissue differentiation.
Dr. Marshall Solomon
Dr. Marshall Solomon
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