Preparation is obligatory for the following examinations:
How to prepare for MRI of the abdominal cavity, MRI of the lesser pelvis, MRI of the whole body
Preparation for MRI of the abdominal cavity, MRI of the lesser pelvis, or MRI of the whole body should start 24 hours before the examination:
Special aspects of preparation for MRI of the abdominal cavity, MRI of the lesser pelvis, MRI of the whole body for women
Plan the appointment date for MRI of the lesser pelvis so that the examination is on day 7-14 of the menstrual cycle. During menstruation, MRI is not performed, except for emergency situations. It is acceptable to perform the examination during the second phase of the cycle.
It is necessary to inform the doctor about the day of the cycle, in case of menopause, when it occurred, as well as about any history of surgical interventions.
It is recommended to urinate 1 hour before the examination, so that there is a little urine in the urinary bladder. Drinking water specifically for the examination is not required.
Preparation for MRI of the abdominal cavity, MRI of the lesser pelvis, MRI of the whole body for men
Urinate 1 hour before the examination.
For tumour detection, contrast-enhanced or non-enhanced MRI can be performed.
If you are appointed for contrast-enhanced MRI, arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time. It is necessary for installation of an intravenous catheter, through which a contrast agent is administered.
Few more rules of preparation for MRI:
Read about contraindications to MRI here.
MRI of the spine, brain, neck, thoracic organs, joints does not require special preparation.
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