FAQ’s

  • Can a Family member or friend stay with me while my test is being conducted?
  • When will I receive my test results?
  • What Is An MRI Scan?
  • How Long Will My MRI Scan Take?
  • What Is MRA?
  • What Types Of Illnesses Or Injuries Will An MRI Scan Detect?
  • What is a CT scan?
  • How long does a CT scan take?
Can a Family member or friend stay with me while my test is being conducted?

If you are having an ultrasound or MRI then you may have someone stay with you during your test. With an CT and X-ray we recommend to stay in the waiting room as to avoid unneeded exposure to radiation. If it is necessary to have someone with you they must wear proper protective gear.

When will I receive my test results?

Your doctor will be contacted within 24-48 hours after your test. Your referring physician will contact you after they have analyzed the test results.

What Is An MRI Scan?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams enable physicians to see inside the body without using X-rays. Instead, MRI creates images by using radio waves, a computer and a powerful magnet.

How Long Will My MRI Scan Take?

The average exam lasts about 45 minutes to one hour.

What Is MRA?

Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) is a specific type of MRI scan used to show blood vessels and blood flow.

What Types Of Illnesses Or Injuries Will An MRI Scan Detect?

MRI can diagnose neurological disorders like multiple sclerosis, meningitis, Alzheimer’s, malignant and benign tumors in the brain and other parts of the body, as well as injuries and diseases affecting the spine and other anatomical areas.

What is a CT scan?

A computed tomography (CT) scan is a diagnostic test that combines X-rays and computer technology that creates sectional images also known as slices of the organs, tissues or vessels.

How long does a CT scan take?

The length of the actual CT procedure varies, depending on the type of exam, from as little as 5 minutes to as long 45 minutes.


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