MRI Scanning Center

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The MedCross Imaging is proud to offer patients and physicians GE 1.5T High-Field MRI. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) uses magnetism and radio waves to produce remarkably clear pictures of your head, spine, or other parts of your body

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MedCross Imaging LLC www.medcrossimagingllc.com/

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MRI Services www.medcrossimagingllc.com/

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Index www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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MRI/MRA www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI uses magnetism and radio waves to produce remarkably clear pictures of your head spine or other parts of your body. Magnetic Resonance Angiography MRA is a technique for imaging vascular anatomy and pathology that does not use ionizing radiation. www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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PREPARING FOR AN MRI AT MEDCROSS IMAGING www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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Please wear loose clothing without zippers or metallic parts and do not wear any jewelry. It is best to arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to register change clothes if needed. You will be asked to complete an MR safety screening form pertaining to your medical history which your technologist will review with you prior to your scan. www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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Diet Instructions for Special Exams For special MRI exams like MRCP MRAs of abdomen or renals MRIs of the liver pelvis and abdomen you should not have anything to drink or eat four hours prior to the exam. www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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Who needs to be screened Patients with a history of: Renal disease Age 60 History of Hypertension History of Diabetes History of severe hepatic disease/liver transplant/pending liver transplant. In addition any patient who has a history of GFR that is under 40 must have a GFR within 24 hours of the contrasted exam. www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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WHAT HAPPENS DURING AN MRI/MRA SCAN www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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The technologist will position you on the MRI table and the table will then slide into the scanner. The MRI unit’s feet-first functionality allows your head to remain outside the magnet bore during many exams For clear pictures you will be asked to hold very still and relax. In some cases you will be asked to hold your breath. www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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Contact Us For more information about ‘MedCross Imaging LLC’ visit us on http://medcrossimagingllc.com/ www.medcrossimagingllc.com

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