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Are you suffering from pain in the upper abdomen? MRI screening of upper abdomen can help you find the exact cause of your pain.

What is MRI screening of upper abdomen?

MRI screening of upper abdomen is a noninvasive diagnostic test that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed cross sectional images of the abdomen region. MRI screening of upper abdomen can determine the exact cause of pain that are not diagnosable under x ray examination. MRI screening of upper abdomen is used to diagnose the presence of cysts, tumour, and inflammation in kidneys, pancreas, spleen, liver, and gallbladder. 

How is MRI screening of upper abdomen performed?

The entire process of the MRI screening of upper abdomen takes about 30 to 60 minutes.

  • Lie still in a bed that slides in and out of the scanner.
  • Contrast agent might be injected into a vein to produce more detailed images.
  • Wear earphones to minimise the sound generated at the time of scanning.
  • Hold your breath at the time of scanning.

The images from the MRI screening of upper abdomen are interpreted by your orthopaedist to detect any abnormalities.

Risks of MRI screening of upper abdomen

MRI screening of upper abdomen has some risks:

  • Contrast material can cause nephrogenic systemic fibrosis in patients with poor kidney function.
  • Sedative can cause headache and dizziness.
  • Contrast material can cause allergic reactions.

Preparation before performing MRI screening of upper abdomen

Talk to your orthopaedist and prepare yourself in the right way before undergoing MRI screening of upper abdomen.

  • Wear comfortable loose clothing.
  • Inform your doctor if you feel anxious or nervous during MRI screening of upper abdomen.
  • Take a blood test to confirm your kidney function

Post-care after MRI screening of upper abdomen

MRI screening of upper abdomen is simple and requires no special care after the procedure.

  • Do not consume alcohol or drive for 24 hours after MRI screening of upper abdomen if a sedative is used.
  • Do not breastfeed your baby for 24 hours if a sedative is used.

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