MRI

mri

MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging is a type of scan that uses powerful magnetic fields and radio waves to generate  detailed images of the inside of the body. MRI Scan enables the doctor to clearly examine the body and detect the characteristics of the disease and also assess the effectiveness of previous treatment .

MRI at Santosh Diagnostic Centre is a 1.5T Scanner with smallest magnet in the city and claustrophobia friendly

MRI is performed to examine the following parts of the body
  •  Liver, Kidney, Spleen, Pancreas, Adrenal Glands, Breasts
  • Brain and Spinal Cord
  • Bones and Joints
  • Heart and Blood Vessels
  • Uterus & Ovaries in females and Prostate Gland in males
MRI Scan is performed to diagnose conditions such as:
  • Heart & Blood Vessel – To identify blockages, damage from heart attack, pericarditis, tumors 
  • Brain – To identify tumor, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, stroke, aneurysm
  • Bones & Joints – Arthritis, Infections of the Bone, Herniated Discs, Torn ligaments or cartilage
  • To identify cancer
  • Fractures that cannot be seen on Xrays
  • To identify many diseases and stages of the disease of a particular organ
Patient Instructions for MRI Scan at Santosh Diagnostic Centre
  • Regular food and medicine routine can be followed unless instructed otherwise by your physician.
  • Wear loose fitting clothes with no metal accessories. 
  • Inform the radiologist incase of serious health issue or recent surgery or you have implants of any kind in your body.
  • Inform in prior if you are claustrophobic or anxiety issues so our doctors take the necessary action for a smooth scan at your convenience.
  • Do not carry any jewellery or electronic gadgets or metal objects of any kind to the scan room.
  • Inform in prior if you are pregnant, especially in the first trimester of the pregnancy.