Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
The average MRI scan takes 1-10 minutes, with a complete exam running 20-60 minutes. During this time, several dozen images may be obtained.
MDR allows a family member or friend to accompany patients into the exam room during their scan. The friend or family member is invited to sit outside the machine yet in the same MRI scan room and watch the procedure. Any accompanying guest must be able to follow the same restrictions as MDR patients. Don’t forget, patients and guests are always invited to discuss their exam concerns with MDR technologists or staff.
The machine at Brittonfield Office Park operates like any other full-tunnel scanner and promises the same technological results. The main difference is a smaller portion of your body will need to enter the shorter tunnel, which means a greater feeling of openness and patient comfort.
On average, an experienced radiologist will read your MRI scans and deliver his or her accurate, timely reading to your physician within 24 hours of the exam.