MRCP

Preparation for MRCP

  • At the time of the MRI you might be asked to remove any metallic coins, jewelry, metal wrist watches, metallic keys, dentures or hearing aids as the MRI uses strong magnetic fields
  • Tell your radiologist if you have metallic implants like pacemaker, cochlear implants, aneurysm clips, neuro-stimulator, surgical staples/clips or drug implants
  • Pregnant women should inform their doctor about their pregnancy before going for MRI

Why Get Tested for MRCP?

  1. To diagnose stones presence in the gall bladder, bile duct, pancreas, pancreatic duct, liver
  2. To detect pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas which causes abdominal pain)
  3. To find out any obstruction due to presence of the gall stones
  4. To detect infections of the bile ducts like cholangitis

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