MRI or Magnetic Resonance Imaging Offered at Mercy Medical Center

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The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, provides patients comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic conditions and disorders. Our gynecologists offer MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) as a diagnostic procedure.

What is MRI?

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is an imaging technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to make computer images of internal body organs. MRI is used to look for growths and abnormalities of the uterus and related organs.

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How is MRI performed?

An MRI exam typically lasts 30+ minutes. The patient lies still on a movable scanning table that is entered into the MRI machine. The machine will create thousands of images for the doctor to view during the painless process.

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Who should receive MRI?

A doctor may request an MRI if you are experiencing chronic pelvic pain as the result of abnormalities or growths such as uterine fibroids. The gynecologists at The Institute for Gynecologic Care will help determine if an MRI is a suitable diagnostic tool for your condition.