Head / Neck MRI

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Appointment: Required
Important Information,
Preparation:
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Instruction Leaflet 
Implant Examinations
Fear of Closed Spaces
MRT Patient Information and Consent Form
Contrast Material: Required in some cases

Main Applications:

  • Assessment of the maturity and development of the brain
  • Deformations of the brain
  • Inflammatory, benign and malignant as well as degenerative diseases
  • Pituitary gland
  • Assessment of the temporal lobe in patients with paroxysmal diseases
  • Measurement of the circulation of cerebrospinal fluid (liquor cerebrospinalis)
  • Examination of the orbital cavities and the optical nerve
  • Soft tissue of the face (nose, mouth, cheeks, etc.)
  • Soft tissue of the neck (thyroid, parathyroid glands, salivary glands, lymph nodes)
  • Visualization and function of arteries and veins, etc.

Area Head / Neck

  • You lie face-up on the MRI table, with your head at the front.
  • Your head is in the tunnel.
  • A coil is placed around the head. Signals from the body are received through this coil.
  • If intravenous injection of contrast material is required, it is provided through the previously inserted venous access which is attached to an injector.

Examination of the head

    The magnetic tunnel is illuminated from within, ventilated, and open at both ends – the head and the feet. A window allows for visual contact with patients, who can contact the assistant at any time by speaking through an intercom system or pressing a bell. The scanner makes loud tapping sounds during the procedure, so patients are given ear plugs or headphones before the procedure.

    Patients are requested to refrain from any movement during the examination since this disturbs imaging as well as their evaluation / reporting by the doctor.

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