A Knee MRI at Radiology Associates; What to Expect.
What is MRI?
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a test that uses a computer, magnetic fields and radio waves to generate images of the inside of the body. MRI can be used on all parts of the body, including a specific area causing trouble or concern.
How to prepare for your MRI exam:
Take your medication
Depending on exam type, Technologist or Assistant may request that you change into a gown
What to wear to your MRI exam:
You will be asked to change into a gown as some clothing may cause artifacts on the image.
Please wear cotton undergarments
Tell your MRI technologist if you have:
ear implants or hearing aids
implanted drug infusion devices
have you worked as a welder or grinder of metal?
any orthopedic implants such as nails, screws, rods, or plates
bullet fragments, shrapnel, or any other foreign bodies
are you pregnant?
Your MRI results?
After the procedure, your examination will be read and interpreted by one of our board-certified radiologists who specializes in MRI. Our radiologist will share the results with your doctor, and your doctor will provide you with results.