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Overview Brief

MR Brain With CSF Flow Study checks the flow of the CSF fluid in one’s brain and spinal cord.

What is MR Brain With CSF Flow Study?

MR Brain With CSF Flow Study helps in detecting any issues that can cause an obstruction to the CSF flow like Achondroplasts, Aqueductal stenosis, etc.

MR Brain With CSF Flow Study can also determine if the fluid in the brain has increased over time, leading to Hydrocephalus. The procedure makes use of a dye to highlight the fluid and then study it.

In an MR Brain With CSF Flow Study, the images of the head and neck are taken from different angles to figure the issues with the fluid, if any. [1]

How is MR Brain With CSF Flow Study performed?

MR Brain With CSF Flow Study is performed in the following way:

  • The patient lies on their back on the table.
  • A radioactive dye is injected through their lower back which requires local anesthesia.
  • Images of their head and neck are taken for further diagnosis.

The process takes about half an hour to complete. [2]

Side effects/risks of MR Brain With CSF Flow Study

Following are the risks involved with MR Brain With CSF Flow Study:

  • The patient might feel dizzy after the procedure.
  • The patient may have temporary nerve damage

Preparation before performing MR Brain With CSF Flow Study

One can prepare for MR Brain With CSF Flow Study in the following way:

  • Don’t consume any alcohol or recreation drugs at least 24 hours before the test.
  • Tell the radiologist if you’re on any medication for a headache or are expecting a baby. [3

Post-care after MR Brain With CSF Flow Study

The patient is monitored for a while after their MR Brain With CSF Flow Study. They’re allowed to get out of the table and go home, once they stop feeling dizzy.

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