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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Patient Preparation:
Patient Instructions:
Inform your doctor, as well as the technologist if you have or had any of the
aneurysm clips
metal pins
metal in eyes
hearing implants
metal plates
cardiac pacemaker
chance of pregnancy
recent tattoos
claustrophobia (may require medication)
recent surgery within the last 6-8 weeks
If medications are going to be taken for claustrophobia then you must
arrange for someone to drive you home after the test.
Remove all METAL objects, electronic or mechanical devices, hearing aids,
watch, jewelry, wallet, etc…
Medication patches will have to be removed so a spare may be required after
the scan.
Arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment time for registration in the MRI
department located on Level 0 (same level as cafeteria).
NOTE: For Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
patients are not to eat or drink 4 hours before the exam.