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|MRI Shoulder, Arm, Wrist, Hand (Upper Extremity) Cost Average||$440 - $1,150||Free Quote|
|Breast MRI (Both Breasts) Cost Average||$800 - $2,100||Free Quote|
|MRI Foot, Ankle, Leg, Hip (Lower Extremity) Cost Average||$430 - $1,100||Free Quote|
|Brain MRI Cost Average||$725 - $1,900||Free Quote|
|Cardiac MRI Cost Average||$1,200 - $3,100||Free Quote|
|Abdominal MRI Cost Average||$750 - $1,900||Free Quote|
|MRI Cervical Spine Cost Average||$575 - $1,500||Free Quote|
|Breast MRI (One Breast) Cost Average||$1,000 - $2,625||Free Quote|
|Chest MRI Cost Average||$775 - $2,000||Free Quote|
|Magnetic Resonance Imaging (General MRI) Cost Average||$1,150 - $3,000||Free Quote|
|Bone MRI Cost Average||$460 - $1,200||Free Quote|
|Pelvic MRI Cost Average||$700 - $1,850||Free Quote|
|Neck MRI Cost Average||$1,050 - $2,625||Free Quote|
|MRI of Head Cost Average||$450 - $1,200||Free Quote|
|Sound Medical Imaging||Puyallup||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Valley General Hospital||Monroe||Acute Care Hospital|
|Enumclaw Community Hospital||Enumclaw||Critical Access (Rural) Hospital|
|Everett Radia||Everett||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Evergreen Hospital Medical Center||Kirkland||Acute Care Hospital|
|Overlake Hospital Medical Center||Bellevue||Acute Care Hospital|
|University of Washington Medical Center||Seattle||Acute Care Hospital|
|Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center||Tacoma||Childrens Hospital|
|Pacific Imaging||Mountlake Terrace||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Cascade Valley Hospital||Arlington||Acute Care Hospital|
|Highline Medical Center||Burien||Acute Care Hospital|
|Medical Imaging Northwest||Covington||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Highline Imaging||Burien||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Center for Diagnostic Imaging||Federal Way||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Medical Imaging Northwest||Bonney Lake||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Center for Diagnostic Imaging||Lakewood||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Union Avenue Open MRI||Tacoma||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Providence Everett Medical Center - Colby Campus||Everett||Acute Care Hospital|
|Swedish Medical Center / Cherry Hill Campus||Seattle||Acute Care Hospital|
|Swedish First Hill Diagnostic||Seattle||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Eastside Hospital and Specialty Center||Redmond||Acute Care Hospital|
|Harborview Medical Center||Seattle||Acute Care Hospital|
|Saint Clare Hospital||Lakewood||Acute Care Hospital|
|Virginia Mason Medical Center||Seattle||Acute Care Hospital|
|Schick Shadel Hospital||Seattle||Acute Care Hospital|
|Cascade Imaging||Auburn||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Seattle Radiologists, A Professional Corporation||Seattle||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Providence Comprehensive Breast Center||Everett||Breast Clinic|
|Seattle Cancer Care Alliance||Seattle||Acute Care Hospital|
|Precision Imaging||Puyallup||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Minor and James Medical , Radiology||Seattle||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Stevens Radia Imaging Center||Edmonds||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Medical Imaging Northwest||Puyallup||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Via Radiology - Meridian Pavilion||Seattle||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Evergreen Radia||Kirkland||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Swedish Medical Center / First Hill Campus||Seattle||Acute Care Hospital|
|Snoqualmie Valley Hospital||Snoqualmie||Critical Access (Rural) Hospital|
|Tacoma General Hospital||Tacoma||Acute Care Hospital|
|Diagnostic and Wellness Center for Women||Seattle||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Saint Joseph Medical Center||Tacoma||Acute Care Hospital|
|Upright MRI of Seattle||Renton||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Auburn Regional Medical Center||Auburn||Acute Care Hospital|
|Stevens Hospital||Edmonds||Acute Care Hospital|
|Good Samaritan Hospital||Puyallup||Acute Care Hospital|
|TRA Medical Imaging||Tacoma||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Northwest Hospital and Medical Center||Seattle||Acute Care Hospital|
|PacMed - Inland Pacific Imaging||Seattle||Diagnostic Testing Facility|
|Saint Francis Hospital||Federal Way||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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