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MRI

Phone: 859-879-2359

MRI is the use of magnetic waves to make pictures of the inside of the body. Using a large magnet, radio waves, and a computer, an MRI produces two-dimensional and three-dimensional pictures.

Important Information:

  • Testing available Monday and Thursday
  • Appointments are made through the Radiology department.
  • A written physician's order is required at time of service.
  • Patients are required to register prior to service
 

Special Testing Requirements:

  • Weight limit of 300 lbs., and a girth size of 42 cms. or less.
  • Call Radiology if patient has any metallic implanted devices, or if you question an implanted device.
  • Physician should write for pre-medications (such as Valium for diagnosed claustrophobia) for patient to take just prior to examination. (These would be filled at patient's personal pharmacy)