In all cases, it is recommended that your treating physician be consulted for details prior to the MRI examination, although the native examination does not require special preparation.
On the other hand, it is important to know that due to the strong magnetic field, it is forbidden to bring a device or object containing metal into the examination room! This applies to jewelry, piercings in the body, and some makeup products may also contain a substance that affects the success of the test.
Prior to an examination carried out with contrast agent, specialist consultation is essential. Kidney function laboratory results showing creatinine and carbamid values are also required to perform this type of examination. In the case of a contrast agent examination, you should not eat for 6 hours before the examination.
Following the pre-examination information, the operator will take you to the MR examiner room and then ask you to be seated on the examination bed. The operator adjusts the correct body position, places the coils required for the test, and then the test bed inserts you into the magnetic tube. It is important to remain still during the test, you can only change your body position on the instructions of the operator. The examination takes an average of 30 minutes, while you can communicate with our staff continuously through the built-in microphone and speaker. The machine makes a loud, rattling sound that can be reduced with ear protection.