What is MRI and MRI Examination?
MRI is an essential diagnostic tool for the present age. Through this, a perfect picture of different parts of the body can be painted. It can be used to detect tumors, wounds, damaged tissues, broken bones, etc. in different parts of the body.
Where is an MRI scanner used?
MRI is used to examine the brain, spine, joints (such as knees, shoulders, wrists, and ankles), abdomen, breasts, blood vessels, heart, and other parts of the body.
Which disease can be diagnosed by an MRI test?
- Diseases of the brain. Such as- tumors, strokes, etc.
- Diseases/injuries of the spine,
- Joint Diseases and Sports Injuries,
- Breast and lower abdomen problems in women,
- Prostate problems,
- Diseases of the liver, bile ducts, and intestines,
- Some nose, ear, and throat (ENT) diseases, etc.
- Bone and muscle problems,
- Vascular abnormalities.
If proper safety precautions are taken, an MRI examination is exceptionally safe. In general, the MRI procedure does not produce any pain and does not cause any short-term or long-term tissue damage. However, in the first trimester of pregnancy and if you have had surgery on the brain, ears, eyes, heart, or blood vessels in the last six weeks, try to avoid MRI scanning temporarily.