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MRI Cervical Spine Scan

MRI Cervical Spine Scan

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MRI Cervical Spine Scan

MRI Cervical Spine scan is a non-invasive and advanced imaging technique used to obtain high-resolution images of the structures within the neck, including the cervical spine (the vertebrae in the neck), the disks, the spinal cord, and the spaces around the spinal cord.

The cervical spine consists of seven vertebrae at the top of the spinal column, surrounding and protecting the spinal cord while supporting the skull. Between these vertebrae are disks filled with a gel-like substance, acting as cushions and providing flexibility to the spine. A Cervical MRI Spine< or MRI neck spine can be particularly useful in diagnosing issues like stiffness, neck pain, numbness or weakness in the arms, and other neurological symptoms. It is also highly effective in identifying conditions such as spinal stenosis, herniated disks, tumors, infections, and injuries.

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Specific Instructions:
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    Metallic Objects : As an MRI scanner uses a powerful magnetic field, it's crucial to remove all metallic objects, including jewelry, glasses, hearing aids, and certain types of clothing with metal fasteners.

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    Medical History: You should inform your doctor of your complete medical history, particularly if you have any implants, a pacemaker, or if you are pregnant. Certain conditions may prevent you from having an MRI.

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    Fasting: Typically, there are no dietary restrictions unless otherwise specified by your doctor. It's always best to clarify this point before the procedure.

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    Medications: Unless advised differently by your doctor, continue taking your regular medications.

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    Claustrophobia: If you suffer from claustrophobia, notify your doctor in advance. They may prescribe a mild sedative to help you remain calm during the procedure.

Frequently Asked Questions

An MRI of the cervical spine can reveal various conditions, including tumors in the bones or soft tissues, herniated or bulging discs, and aneurysms in the cervical arteries.

MRI cervical spine scanning is advised for a range of indications, such as neck discomfort, arm pain that radiates, numbness, trauma, headaches, neurological symptoms, identification of tumors or infections, and pre-surgical evaluation. Always consult a healthcare provider for proper assessment.

An MRI scan of the cervical spine highlights soft tissues such as muscles and nerves, providing exceptional clarity for non-bony structures. In contrast, a CT scan employs X-rays to produce precise visuals of bones, making it well-suited for identifying fractures.

MRI Cervical Spine is generally a safe procedure. However, the strong magnetic field can be harmful if you have metallic implants, certain medical devices like pacemakers, or any metal fragments within your body.

The duration of your MRI can range from 30 minutes to over an hour, and earplugs will be provided to you due to the knocking sound produced by the magnet during the scan. In case you suffer from claustrophobia, it is advisable to request a mild sedative from your physician prior to the exam.

You will be requested to change into an hospital gown, and remove any metallic objects as an MRI scanner uses a powerful magnetic field.

Sprint Diagnostics offers MRI Cervical spine scanning near you at an affordable price of just ₹8400.

MRI CERVICAL SPINE
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