Types of studies performed:
For your health and safety, metal workers or others with a history of metal shrapnel in the eyes will require simple x-ray screening prior to entering the MRI scanner.
If you have any of the following, you should not undergo an MRI:
Implanted defibrillator or pacing device
Aneurysm clips within the brain
Spinal cord or deep brain stimulators
Other metallic devices are potential hazards. Please inform the personnel and physicians at our facilities if you have any of the following items:
Infusion ports and catheters
Artificial limbs or joint implants
Metal pins, screws, plates
For patient health and safety, we require simple x-ray screening for metal workers or others with a history of metal shrapnel in the eyes before they enter the MRI scanner.