During an MRI scan, the patient lies down on a table that slides through a large tunnel containing powerful magnets. It is this strong magnetic field that allows doctors to see inside your body in a way previously only possible through surgery. It is suitable for every part of your body, including bones, soft tissues and the brain, and is one of the most advanced imaging techniques used to date.
The MRI scan of your head will show us any damage to your:
Based on the results, you may be found to have:
We’ll scan the entire length of your spine. This includes:
The images will be used to diagnose any of the following conditions:
We'll cover an overview of the abdominal organs. This includes:
The scan will show any damage that may indicate any of these pathologies:
A pelvis MRI scan will show the inner structures of your:
You may be diagnosed with any of the conditions below:
This makes the scan a very useful screening tool and does not use harmful radiation. The images are reviewed by an experienced clinical radiologist and a full written report is provided to you after a telephone consultation, to explain the results. The reading and reporting of the scan is vital because it is important to know which anomalies need to be examined further and which need not raise any concerns. This is where a human eye will be superior to an AI machine reading.
Frank and the Cancer Screening Trust were pleasant, empathetic and compassionate to deal with before and after I took my Trucheck test. The quality of interaction was consistently high and personal, which is super important for a process that has the potential to be anxiety inducing and requires a degree of patience while waiting for results.