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Lab infrastructure in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, the largest state of Gujarat, has one of the most well-developed healthcare infrastructures in the country. The health centers are well-equipped with cutting-edge technology and advanced machines.
There are over 100 private and government hospitals in Ahmedabad’s health department. Ahmedabad’s tremendous rise in terms of health amenities is evidenced by Asia’s largest medical center, ‘CIVIL hospital’. Furthermore, Ahmedabad’s health department has some of India’s best doctors, and Ahmedabad is the epicenter of all complex procedures.
When talking about Ahmedabad’s top-of-the-line diagnostic laboratories, more than 150 diagnostic centers are spread across the city, making it accessible for all locals and travelers for treatments. Owing to such a wide array of health amenities, people across less developed localities travel to Ahmedabad to conduct acute and complex treatments and checkups. Ahmedabad’s health system can treat numerous patients due to such a well-facilitated health care system.
Why book an MRI LS-Spine scan?
The MRI LS-Spine scanning is essential for individuals with discomfort in their lumbar region, i.e., lower back. Doctors usually recommend the scan for people who have been in an accident or have had surgery.
Apart from this, the scan can detect other conditions too, such as Spinal injury, Puncture wounds, Multiple sclerosis, Cancer, Bulging discs, Nerve pinching, and Birth deformities
What all tests are included in MRI LS-Spine?
The lumbar-sacral portion of the spine is scanned in detail with an MRI. In MRI imaging, a gadolinium-based contrast dye is used, and these dyes are injected intravenously into the patient’s arm before the scan.
Aside from it, the MRI uses powerful computer software, intense magnetic fields, and radio waves to provide detailed cross-sectional images of the lower back region.
What preparation is required for MRI LS-Spine?
For the MRI LS-Spine, all metal objects, such as jewelry and body piercings, must be removed, and you must wear a hospital gown. Further, inform your doctor about ongoing medications and supplements, pregnancy, and other conditions.
Before the scan, inform the lab specialist of any implantations, conditions of claustrophobia, menstruation, and pregancy.
What is the average cost of MRI LS-Spine in Ahmedabad?
The cost of MRI LS-Spine depends on the city, the lab partner, the specific recommendations made by the physician, and some other factors. The average cost of this scan in Ahmedabad is Rs.3500. We highly recommend looking up the actual cost at the time of booking the appointment.
How to book MRI LS-Spine in Ahmedabad?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any discounts running on MFine for the MRI LS-Spine scan?
You can avail of up to 50% discount on MFine for MRI LS-Spine scan. This may vary based on your location and the preferred lab partner.
Will I get a report analysis after the test?
Yes, your report analysis will be done by an expert doctor for free on the MFine app.
Are there any packages available on MFine for scans?
Yes, there is the Healthy Heart Package and Complete Pollution Package that you can avail of through MFine. These packages include multiple scans to detect problems or diseases.
Can I reschedule my appointment?
Yes, you can reschedule your appointment. However, it is subject to the availability of slots.
I booked an MRI LS-Spine scan, what's next?
After you’ve scheduled an MRI LS-Spine scan, all you have to do now is show up at the diagnostic center within the time slot you’ve chosen. After that, you have to lie down as directed by the lab worker. The lab specialist and the MRI equipment will manage the rest of the scanning procedure.
How long does an MRI-LS Spine assessment take?
The MRI scanning of the lumbar-sacral spine takes 20 to 60 minutes to complete.
What will happen after the scan is completed?
Once the MRI scan is complete, you will be allowed to wear your regular clothes and jewelry. You may experience minor bruising or soreness at the site of the injection. If you experience any additional problems, notify your doctor or the lab specialist as quickly as possible. If sedated, you will be taken to a recovery area. Within 24 to 48 hours, the scan images will be ready. Please visit a neurologist for further advice.
How to interpret the MRI LS-Spine report?
After receiving the reports, consult a neurologist to interpret the scan and get the necessary treatment.
Does a MRI scan hurt?
An MRI scan is a quick and painless procedure. It is also suitable for children. Kindly consult a neurologist before getting an MRI.
Why is it necessary to remove jewelry before undergoing an MRI LS-Spine?
According to lab professionals or supervisors, any metal things, such as earrings, rings, nose rings, and other body piercings can disrupt the procedure and lead to false conclusions.
Can magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provide more information than a CT scan?
Both Magnetic resonance Imaging (MRI) and CT examinations capture the internal anatomy of the organs. MRI images are more crisp and detailed due to the intense magnetic field and radio frequencies. In a CT scan, X-rays create internal body images.
Do I have to take any medicines before having a spine MRI?
The contrast dye will be injected into a vein in your arm or administered orally. It’s also critical to tell your doctor if you fear enclosed spaces. You may be sedated or given anti-anxiety drugs in addition to the dye if you are claustrophobic.
What equipment and supplies are used in MRI LS-Spine?
The MRI scanner, in particular, uses a large magnet to create a strong magnetic field, radio waves, and computer software to make detailed cross-sectional images of the lumbar-sacral area of the spine.
Is it possible for me to cough or sneeze during an MRI?
During an MRI scan, you must remain completely still. Coughing or sneezing may disrupt the imaging. If you are in any discomfort or feel the need to cough or sneeze, you can push the emergency alert button provided and notify the authorities.