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MRI Prostate

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This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. 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
  2. Tell your radiologist if you have metallic implants like pacemaker, cochlear implants, aneurysm clips, neuro-stimulator, surgical staples/clips or drug implants

Overview


What is MRI Prostate?

An MRI of the prostate gland helps to create pictures of the male’s prostate gland and its surrounding soft tissues. This is a radiationless test which uses strong magnetic and radio waves to create detailed multiple images. The images captured during the MRI scan can be stored on an electronic device and printed on a film. The images captured during the MRI scan can be stored on an electronic device and printed on a film.

Why is MRI Prostate done?

  1. To diagnose any suspected prostate cancer or abnormal growth in or around the soft tissues of prostate
  2. To diagnose out any infection of prostate gland
  3. To look for any enlargement of the prostate like BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia)
  4. To look for any congenital abnormalities (genetic disorders) or any problems which arises post pelvic surgery

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Mahajan Imaging has a history of bringing new technologies into the private sector in the country for example standing weight bearing MRI, Cone Beam Dental CT, functional MRI, MR tractography, MR mammography, CT coronary angiography, 4D ultrasound with tomography, PET-CT, CT-guided robotic biopsy, digital mammography and DEXA bone densitometry. Continuing the said trend, they have recently installed Asia’s 1st Silent MRI technology and India’s first Dual Energy Spectral CT Scanner with the most...
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