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|Brain MRI Cost Average||$725 - $1,900||Free Quote|
|Neck MRI Cost Average||$1,050 - $2,700||Free Quote|
|MRI Shoulder, Arm, Wrist, Hand (Upper Extremity) Cost Average||$450 - $1,200||Free Quote|
|Cardiac MRI Cost Average||$1,000 - $2,625||Free Quote|
|MRI Cervical Spine Cost Average||$600 - $1,550||Free Quote|
|Magnetic Resonance Imaging (General MRI) Cost Average||$900 - $2,325||Free Quote|
|Chest MRI Cost Average||$975 - $2,550||Free Quote|
|Breast MRI (One Breast) Cost Average||$1,350 - $3,500||Free Quote|
|Breast MRI (Both Breasts) Cost Average||$825 - $2,100||Free Quote|
|Abdominal MRI Cost Average||$750 - $1,950||Free Quote|
|Pelvic MRI Cost Average||$750 - $1,900||Free Quote|
|MRI Foot, Ankle, Leg, Hip (Lower Extremity) Cost Average||$430 - $1,100||Free Quote|
|MRI of Head Cost Average||$950 - $2,475||Free Quote|
|Bone MRI Cost Average||$490 - $1,250||Free Quote|
|Washington Open MRI||Owings Mills||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Northwest Hospital Center||Randallstown||Acute Care Hospital|
|The MRI Center at White Marsh||Nottingham||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Advanced Radiology||Baltimore||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Sinai Hospital||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Upper Chesapeake Medical Center||Bel Air||Acute Care Hospital|
|Anne Arundel Diagnostics||Annapolis||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|The Johns Hopkins Hospital||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Baltimore Imaging Center (Catonsville)||Catonsville||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Chesapeake Medical Imaging||Glen Burnie||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Carroll Hospital Center||Westminster||Acute Care Hospital|
|Howard County General Hospital||Columbia||Acute Care Hospital|
|Maryland General Hospital||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Imaging Center Maryland||Columbia||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Anne Arundel Medical Center||Annapolis||Acute Care Hospital|
|Kennedy Krieger Institute||Baltimore||Childrens Hospital|
|Colonnade Imaging Center||Bel Air||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|University Imaging Center||Baltimore||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital||Baltimore||Childrens Hospital|
|Bon Secours Hospital||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Dedicated Imaging of Baltimore||Baltimore||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Union Memorial Hospital||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|University of Maryland Medical Center||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Greater Baltimore Medical Center||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Mercy Medical Center||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Medical Imaging of Baltimore||Baltimore||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Kaiser Permanente Annapolis Medical Center||Annapolis||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Harford Memorial Hospital||Havre De Grace||Acute Care Hospital|
|Seven Square Imaging Center||Baltimore||Ambulatory Surgical Center|
|Franklin Square Hospital Center||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Harbor Hospital||Pasadena||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Shipley's Imaging||Millersville||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Saint Joseph Medical Center||Towson||Acute Care Hospital|
|Good Samaritan Hospital||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Harbor Hospital||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Wide Open MRI||Westminster||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Seton Imaging Center||Baltimore||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Kernan Hospital||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Chesapeake Medical Imaging||Annapolis||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Howard Open MRI Center||Clarksville||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Saint Agnes Hospital||Baltimore||Acute Care Hospital|
|Carroll Precision Imaging Center||Westminster||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Baltimore Washington Medical Center||Glen Burnie||Acute Care Hospital|
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners use a powerful magnetic field (magnetism), radio waves and a computer to produce detailed three dimensional pictures of organs, soft tissues, bone and virtually all other internal body structures. The images can then be examined on a computer monitor or printed. MRI scans do not require x-ray radiation and are noninvasive, usually painless medical tests.
Patients with pacemakers, metal implants or metal chips/clips cannot be scanned. Patients may experience a feeling of claustrophobia when undergoing an MRI scan.
Your physician or facility may have specific requirements regarding your eating and/or drinking before an MRI. Unless you are told otherwise, you may eat and drink normally before an MRI. Leave all metallic items at home, if possible.
Notify your technologist if you have metal or electronic medical devices in your body!
If a contrast material is required for your MRI, a nurse or technologist will insert an intravenous (IV) into a vein in your hand or arm. It is normal to experience a cool or flushing feeling.
During your MRI, you will likely be asked to lie on a bed that slides into the circular magnet. If you have claustrophobia (a fear of enclosed spaces) or anxiety, you should notify your physician as a mild sedative may be prescribed or an open-sided MRI machine may be used.
Most MRI exams are painless. However, it is normal to feel warm in the area of your body that is being imaged. The entire imaging session should be able to be completed in under an hour.
Unless you have been sedated, an MRI requires no recovery period.
MRI scanners produce images by creating a strong magnetic field that causes protons inside of the body to move enough to be detected by the MRI’s scanner. This positional information is then interpreted by a computer.
The ability of an MRI to produce images of softer bodies makes it capable of imaging organs and internal structures of the body when other testing has failed. For this reason, an MRI can be used to provide images of a brain, for example, suspected of suffering trauma that is causing swelling and/or bleeding.
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