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|Magnetic Resonance Imaging (General MRI) Cost Average||$775 - $2,000||Free Quote|
|Brain MRI Cost Average||$675 - $1,750||Free Quote|
|Neck MRI Cost Average||$925 - $2,400||Free Quote|
|Chest MRI Cost Average||$675 - $1,750||Free Quote|
|Breast MRI (Both Breasts) Cost Average||$725 - $1,850||Free Quote|
|Abdominal MRI Cost Average||$700 - $1,750||Free Quote|
|MRI Cervical Spine Cost Average||$525 - $1,350||Free Quote|
|Pelvic MRI Cost Average||$625 - $1,650||Free Quote|
|MRI Shoulder, Arm, Wrist, Hand (Upper Extremity) Cost Average||$400 - $1,050||Free Quote|
|MRI Foot, Ankle, Leg, Hip (Lower Extremity) Cost Average||$390 - $1,000||Free Quote|
|MRI of Head Cost Average||$430 - $1,150||Free Quote|
|Cardiac MRI Cost Average||$1,100 - $2,850||Free Quote|
|Bone MRI Cost Average||$440 - $1,150||Free Quote|
|Breast MRI (One Breast) Cost Average||$900 - $2,325||Free Quote|
|North Pittsburgh Imaging Specialists||Wexford||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Heritage Valley Beaver||Beaver||Acute Care Hospital|
|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Passavant||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center South Side||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|Mercy Jeannette Hospital||Jeannette||Acute Care Hospital|
|Saint Clair Hospital||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|West Mifflin Imaging Associates||West Mifflin||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Aliquippa Community Hospital||Aliquippa||Acute Care Hospital|
|Monroeville Diagnostic Imaging||Monroeville||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Heritage Valley Sewickley||Sewickley||Acute Care Hospital|
|Open MRI of Connellsville||Connellsville||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Ohio Valley General Hospital||Mckees Rocks||Acute Care Hospital|
|Alle-kiski Medical Center||Natrona Heights||Acute Care Hospital|
|The Washington Hospital||Washington||Acute Care Hospital|
|Butler Memorial Hospital||Butler||Acute Care Hospital|
|Excela Rcl PET CT Imaging||Greensburg||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Uniontown Hospital||Uniontown||Acute Care Hospital|
|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mckeesport||Mckeesport||Acute Care Hospital|
|Canonsburg General Hospital||Canonsburg||Acute Care Hospital|
|Westmoreland Regional Hospital||Greensburg||Acute Care Hospital|
|The Western Pennsylvania Hospital||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|The Children's Institute||Pittsburgh||Childrens Hospital|
|Monongahela Valley Hospital||Monongahela||Acute Care Hospital|
|Regional Diagnostics||Clairton||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|The Children's Home of Pittsburgh||Pittsburgh||Childrens Hospital|
|St Clair Osteoporosis Center||Bethel Park||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Latrobe Hospital||Latrobe||Acute Care Hospital|
|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St. Margaret||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|Premier Medical Radiology||Monroeville||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Frick Hospital||Mount Pleasant||Acute Care Hospital|
|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|Monroeville Imaging Center||Pittsburgh||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Regional Diagnostics||Homstead||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|The Center for Medical Imaging||Greensburg||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Allegheny Imaging of Mccandless||Pittsburgh||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Allegheny General Hospital||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|The Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Forbes Regional||Monroeville||Acute Care Hospital|
|Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh||Pittsburgh||Childrens Hospital|
|Centre Commons MRI and CT||Pittsburgh||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Allegheny General Hospital - Suburban Campus||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|Armstrong County Memorial Hospital||Kittanning||Acute Care Hospital|
|Jefferson Regional Medical Center||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|Magee-womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh||Pittsburgh||Acute Care Hospital|
|Highfield Open MRI||Pittsburgh||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Weinstein Imaging Associates, P. C.||Pittsburgh||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian||Pittsburgh||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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