If there is any magnetically responsive material in your body, such as a prosthesis, nail, screw, metal valve, pacemaker, vasoconstrictor, implant, etc. These can move out of place during the examination in a strong magnetic field and cause serious injury. Furthermore, the examination can become invaluable.
The MR device at Medicover Hospital is a closed device. However, the good news is that this can be somewhat mitigated by the larger 70-centimeter inside diameter.
The lumbar spine MRI examination hasn’t got any side effects, if the examination is carried out using contrast agent, it may cause allergic reactions.
The completed recording will be reviewed by a radiologist and the result will be available in our online system after 3 workdays.