Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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Preparation for MRI Examination

In order to prevent metallic objects from being attracted by the powerful magnet of the MR system, you will typically receive a gown to wear during your examination. Items that need to be removed by patients before entering the MR system room include:

Before the MRI procedure, you will be asked to fill out a screening form asking about anything that might create a health risk or interfere with imaging. Examples of items or things that may create a health hazard or other problem during an MRI exam include:

Important Note:

If you are pregnant or think that you could be pregnant, you must notify your physician and the radiologist or the MRI technologist at the MRI center prior to the MRI procedure.