Book MRI Scan Brain in Hyderabad
- Developmental and structural abnormalities
- Degenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis, hypoxic encephalopathy, or encephalomyelitis
- Herniation or degeneration of discs of the spinal cord
- Venous malformations
- Subdural hematoma
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Lab infrastructure in Hyderabad
Hyderabad is a fast-growing city in India. It has all the facilities one needs to lead a life of comfort. The medical infrastructure ensures that the lifestyle is elevated here. There are more than 400 hospitals, 300+ clinics, and 350+ laboratories to tend to all your medical needs.
Besides the numerous hospitals in the city, Hyderabad also has many laboratories with top-notch facilities that match international standards. This makes it easy to get your MRI brain scan done here.
Since Hyderabad falls under the category of tier-1 cities of India, it is no way away from all the different diseases that are common in other cities. They include diabetes, thyroid, PCOS, PCOD, obesity, blood pressure, hypertension, etc. Various breathing disorders are prevalent too. Moreover, the rainy season van gives rise to dengue and malaria.
If you’re experiencing symptoms regarding any such diseases, book the test today with MFine.
Why book an MRI Scan Brain test?
The MRI Scan for the brain is used to generate high-quality three-dimensional images of the brain to help identify the functioning of the same and evaluate it further.
The main reason for getting the MRI Scan Brain done includes determining the proper functioning of the brain and checking for possible injuries or deformities in the brain that can be caused by many reasons.
If you’re experiencing symptoms like tumours, bleeding, swelling, developmental and structural abnormalities, haemorrhage, venous malformations, hydrocephalus, subdural hematoma, degenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis, hypoxic encephalopathy, or encephalomyelitis, herniation, or degeneration of discs of the spinal cord, and others, the MRI Scan Brain Test is suggested. You can easily book the test through MFine’s lab partner.
What all tests are included in MRI Scan Brain?
The different tests that are included with the MRI Scan Brain are as follows:
- Computed Tomography (CT) scan: A CT scan can help in proper diagnosis by showing the affected area of the brain. CT scans can be used to quickly detect haemorrhage in the brain and determine if someone who has a stroke history can safely receive intravenous treatment to dissolve clots.
- PET Scan: This provides two and three-dimensional pictures of the brain activity by measuring radioactive isotopes that are injected into the bloodstream. PET scans can be used to evaluate people who have epilepsy or certain memory disorders.
- (SPECT) Scan: It is a nuclear imaging test that can be used to evaluate certain brain functions.
What preparation is required for an MRI Scan of the Brain?
You need to do several serious preparations while you go for the MRI Scan of the brain. It would be best to inform your doctor about all your medical history, family history, and medication history. If you’re on any supplements, you should inform your doctor about the same. You should wear a comfortable outfit to the doctor as it will be beneficial if you have to change to a hospital gown. Further, it would help if you left your glasses, metal artefacts, dentures, hairpins, and other such things at home. They can cause problems with the results.
If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, you should inform them about it too. Kids are given a sedative before the test conduction. If there’s any more information, you’ll be informed about it.
What is the average cost of an MRI Scan Brain in Hyderabad?
The cost of an MRI Scan Brain depends on the city, the lab partner, the specific recommendations made by the physician, and some other factors. The average cost of this test in Hyderabad is usually between Rs. 5,000 and 10,000. We highly recommend looking up the actual cost at the time of booking the appointment.
How to book MRI Scan Brain in Hyderabad?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is a doctor's prescription mandatory for an MRI scan?
Yes, a doctor’s note is mandatory for getting an MRI scan done.
Are there any discounts running on MFine for MRI scans?
You can avail of up to 50% discount on MFine for MRI scans. 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 for the MRI scan test?
Yes, you can easily reschedule the appointment for an MRI scan with the MFine app. Just go to the app, and there is an option to reschedule the appointment.
How do I book the MRI scan of the Brain through MFine?
Here are the steps:
- Login to MFine.
- Go to X-Rays, MRIs & Scans.
- Select Book Scans & X-Rays.
- Add Scans.
- Select Lab and preferred slot.
- Book an appointment.
Note: You can also request a call back instead of booking a scan directly.
What are the risks of an MRI scan of the brain?
The various risks associated with the MRI scan of the brain are as follows:
- Patients who have pacemakers
- Certain intrauterine contraceptive devices
- Cochlear implants
- Internal metallic objects such as bullets or shrapnel and surgical clips, pins, plates, staples, screws, and stents are contraindicated for MRI
- Women who are pregnant
- If contrast dye is employed, it can trigger allergic reactions
Why would a neurologist order a brain MRI?
A neurologist can order a brain MRI due to:
- Brain injury
- Vascular abnormalities
- Inflammation in the brain
- Infection that affects the brain
- Poorly developed brain regions
Can I eat or drink before the MRI Scan Brain?
There is no obligation to not eat or drink before the conduction of your MRI scan for the brain. You can drink water and eat as usual. There is no stoppage on medication too. However, if more tests are recommended with the MRI, you’ll be told to fast for 4-6 hours. Make sure you know all the tests that are conducted.
What are the uses of MRI scans?
MRI is used to detect several conditions, such as brain problems, spinal cord, skeleton, chest, lungs, abdomen, pelvis, wrists, hands, ankles, and feet. In some cases, it can provide clear images of body parts that can’t be seen as well with an X-ray, PET, or CT scan.
How do you manage an MRI scan if you are claustrophobic?
One can avoid claustrophobia during MRI scans by:
- Listening to the music
- Breathing and meditating
- Stretching your muscles and limbs to help you be as comfortable as possible while in the machine
- Take sedatives that will help you calm down
Why is an MRI Scan important?
The MRI results reveal the most accurate and clear images of various parts of the body. It can help generate high-quality images of the brain, joints, lungs, chest, abdomen, and other such delicate body parts. In addition, it can help in the early detection of various diseases so that they can be treated accordingly before it spreads more.
Is MRI more detailed than the CT scan?
Yes, the MRI scans reveal more detailed and high-quality images than CT scans. This is because CT scan makes use of X-rays. In comparison, MRI makes use of magnetic fields to generate the best possible images of the body parts. Both the scans help in diagnosing various diseases.
Can I talk during an MRI scan?
Yes, it is okay to talk during the conduction of the MRI Scan. You can communicate freely with the technician and ask relevant questions. This can make the process easier and hassle-free for you.
How can I calm myself before the MRI scan?
You can calm yourself by focusing on your breathing, meditating, listening to soft or soulful music, or even wearing a sleeping mask. If none of these things is helping you, you can simply talk to your technician so that you’re distracted enough to not panic before the MRI Scan.