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MRI Screening of Right Hip Joint

MRI Screening of Right Hip Joint is an MRI scan of the hip to detect abnormalities in the hip tissue and bones.

What is MRI screening of right hip joint?

MRI screening of right hip joint is a highly sensitive test to evaluate the damage in the bones and the surrounding tissues in the right hip. MRI screening of right hip joint can identify stress fractures, bone bruises that are undetectable using normal x rays. MRI screening of right hip joint is also used to detect tumours, arthritis, unexplained pain in hip, etc.

How is MRI screening of right hip joint performed?

MRI screening of right hip joint is performed in a laboratory or medical facility.

  • Lie down on a table that slides into the scanner.
  • Wear earplugs to minimize the loud noise that occurs during scanning.
  • Contrast agent may be injected into a vein to highlight the portion.
  • Hold your breath during scanning to prevent blurry images.

MRI screening of right hip joint uses a computer to control the scanner placed in a different room.

Risks of MRI screening of right hip joint

MRI screening of right hip joint comes with a few potential risks.

  • Not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Feeling anxious and nervous during the scan.
  • Possible damage to kidneys and liver in patients with existing kidney problems.

Preparation before performing MRI screening of right hip joint

You will have to fill in a questionnaire about your medical history before performing MRI screening of right hip joint to make necessary preparations.

  • Metal objects have to be removed during MRI screening of right hip joint.
  • X ray scanning might be done to detect the presence of metal objects in your body.
  • Comfortable loose clothing such as a gown should be worn.

Post care after MRI screening of right hip joint

You do not have to follow any special diet after performing MRI screening of right hip joint.

  • Avoid doing any physical activities for the first 24 hours of performing MRI screening of right hip joint if a sedative is used.

At mfine, we use state of the art equipment and specialized treatment therapies to perform MRI screening of right hip joint.

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