MRI Right Hand
What is MRI Right Hand?
Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the hand is done to diagnose ligament tear, damage in the tendons as well as the pulley system. The MRI scan uses both radio waves and magnetic waves to generate images of the hand. This will be able to detect the problems in blood vessels, nerves, muscles, joints or bones.
During the procedure a soft gel is applied on the hand for getting clear images. The patient’s hand is taken inside the magnet for an MRI scan. The doctor may use a contrast injection to perform the scan. The patient may be asked to remove things like jewelry. The procedure takes a maximum of 45 minutes. Inform the doctor if you have already been operated on for fixing a stent in your body.
Why is MRI Right Hand done?
- To diagnose fracture of the bones of the hand
- To diagnose any suspected infection, osteoporosis, deformities or abnormal growth of the bones.
- To look for signs of arthritis, degenerative changes or dislocation of the joints of the hand
Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about MRI Right Hand
Frequently Asked Questions about MRI Right Hand