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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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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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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