What To Ask Your Doctor Before You Get An MRI

What To Ask Your Doctor Before You Get An MRI

Before undergoing an MRI, you may have many questions and concerns. This medical test is an important imaging tool for radiologists, but it can be intimidating for first-time patients. Our four board-certified radiologists are here to support you through your Open MRI to ensure you have a positive experience. We've answered the most common MRI questions and are here to give you a piece of mind. 

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Pediatric MRI: Is Anesthesia The Answer?

Pediatric MRI: Is Anesthesia The Answer?

MRI’s can be difficult for any patients, but especially our youngest ones. Parents are often concerned with allowing their child to undergo an MRI scan. While utilizing open MRI machines help children during their scans, anesthesia can help younger children have more accurate scans. If you’re a parents who is concerned about what may be best for your child when undergoing an MRI, we are here to provide you with knowledge all about anesthesia and its role in pediatric MRI.

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Debunking Common MRI Myths

Debunking Common MRI Myths

Some people may view MRI's as mysterious, loud, and even scary when they first think of this diagnostic imaging tools. While they present many questions, MRI's often come with numerous common misconceptions about the scanners used and how it may affect the patients undergoing the scan. We're here to debunk these common MRI myths once and for all. 

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Why We Love Kerrville Texas

Why We Love Kerrville Texas

As you can tell by our name, we love Kerrville, Texas.  We love being able to serve our local community through Open MRI imaging.  Kerrville is home not only to Kerrville Imaging, our quaint town is home to some of the most scenic Texas Hill Country along the Guadalupe River.  Here’s just a few of our favorite places in Kerrville that locals and tourists love.

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What Is It Like To Undergo An MRI?

What Is It Like To Undergo An MRI?

For some people, MRI scanners are something familiar but for others it can be a foreign process. When first undergoing an MRI scan, we understand that you may be confused, concerned, or unaware of what an MRI actually is. Kerrville Imaging is here to help you every step of the way. No need to be nervous about your first MRI! We are here to give you an inside look into the MRI scanning process and what you should expect on the day of your appointment. 

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MRI Scans: More Effective Than Mammograms?

MRI Scans: More Effective Than Mammograms?

MRI’s is our favorite diagnostic imaging tool because it helps give our patients important answers to their medical questions.  While mammograms and self-examinations are commonly used when diagnosing breast cancer, MRI screenings have proven to be beneficial to both high-risk and average-risk women. 

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Is It Safe To Get An MRI With A Pacemaker?

Is It Safe To Get An MRI With A Pacemaker?

Before undergoing an MRI, there are various important steps and precautions to take.  Since MRI machines are essential giant magnets, metals are prohibited in MRI machines because they interfere with the technology. Pacemakers are one of the devices people have questions about regarding MRI’s and we’re here to give you the answer.

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Can My Child Get An MRI?

Can My Child Get An MRI?

People need MRIs for many reasons that often involve soft tissue injuries, and children are not immune to such injuries. Just like everyone else, children often suffer injuries or symptoms that might require an MRI scan to reach a diagnosis. Accordingly, it is only natural for the question to arise for those parents who have children that might need an MRI for the first time

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