Medical Risks

Safety of an MRI in patients with tattoos

Traditional and cosmetic tattoo procedures have been performed for thousands of years. Unfortunately, there is much confusion regarding the overall safety aspects of permanent cosmetics. For example, based on a few reports of symptoms localized to the tattooed area during MR imaging, many radiologists have refused to perform examinations on Read more…

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Imaging Centers

MRI during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Pregnancy If you are pregnant or suspect you are pregnant, you should inform the MRI technologist and/or radiologist during the screening procedure that is conducted before the MRI examination. Otherwise, you should be asked about this matter anyway. In general, there is no known risk of using MRI during pregnancy. However, Read more…

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