• To look for involvement of nerve tracts in the brain, spinal cord in cases of trauma, brain tumours etc.
  • Before the preparation for an MRI Scan, you should inform doctor about any metallic objects, such as plates or implants in your body.
  • The patient will lie down on a table that slides into the MRI machine. The table slides through a large magnet shaped like a tube. You may have a plastic coil placed around your head. After the table slides into the machine, a technician will take several pictures of your brain, each of which will take a few minutes.
  • This scans tells your doctor about the integrity of the nerve tracts in the brain & spinal cord in case of trauma, tumours.
  • It helps neurosurgeon to predict operability of the brain tumour & the nuerological deficit post-surgery.
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