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MRI Right Hand With Contrast
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What is MRI Right Hand With Contrast?
A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Right Hand with Contrast is used to visualise the bones and joints of the hand along with the surrounding soft tissues like the cartilages, tendons, ligaments, muscles and blood vessels.The contrast helps in increasing the visibility of the internal organs and hence improves the sensitivity and diagnostic accuracy of the MRI scan.
This test is prescribed by to diagnose fracture of the bones of the hand and to look for signs of arthritis, degenerative changes or dislocation of the joints of the hand.
Why is MRI Right Hand With Contrast 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 With Contrast
Frequently Asked Questions about MRI Right Hand With Contrast
Q. What are the drawbacks of a bone X-ray?
X-ray images give a very clear view of the bones. However, it does not provide a good visual image of the soft tissues like tendons, muscles or fat tissue under the skin. Even the bone microfractures or complicated spine injuries are not clearly visible on the X Ray images. Apart from this, it also exposes the patient to some amount of radiations but the benefit of the information gained from an X-ray image outweighs the risk of radiations.
Q. Who interprets the X-ray results?
The interpretation of an X-Ray image is carried out by a radiologist who analyses or reads the X-ray image and prepares a report of the findings which is shared with the patient.
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