MR Sinogram is the procedure carried out to gain information about any abnormal openings or sinuses in the body.
What is MR Sinogram?
MR Sinogram employs X-rays along with a radiology dye to produce images of the sinuses or fistula present between 2 organs.
- MR Sinogram is used to deduce occurrences of sinuses which can occur anywhere in the body.
- The sinuses can also result due to trauma or injury.
- Formation of abscess or discharge of fluid from skin can be some indications which need an MR evaluation.
MR Sinogram is helpful in providing analysis and for making decisions in case surgeries are required.
How is MR Sinogram performed?
MR Sinogram is performed in the following way:
- The patient should wear the hospital gown and lay still on the table.
- He may be administered sedatives or pain killers intravenously.
- Contrast is also administered which helps to get precise images.
- A lead shield is provided to protect certain body parts from the rays.
- X-rays will produce images of the sinus with the blockages.
A small X-ray device can take images in case of kids instead of bringing them to the X-ray room.
Side effects/risks of MR Sinogram
MR Sinogram has the following side effects:
- Pregnant ladies cannot undergo the scan as the radiations might be harmful to the fetus.
- Developing allergies to the contrast material.
- Feeling drowsy due to the sedatives.
- Nausea and vomiting.
Preparation before performing MR Sinogram
MR Sinogram requires the following preparations:
- Existing medical conditions should be spoken about to the doctor.
- 2-6 hours of fasting may be required.
Post-care after MR Sinogram
MR Sinogram post-care involves:
- Avoiding alcohol.
- Avoid driving.
- Avoiding lifting heavy objects.
You can call or contact mfine team to know in detail about MR Sinogram.
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