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MRI Scan Cost In India

October 22, 2021

MRI Scan Cost in India

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique in which a magnetic field and computer-generated radio waves are used to create accurate and detailed images of the targeted organs and tissues in the human body. MRI machines are usually big and have a magnetic belt. The MRI machine also produces 3D images that can be assessed from various angles.

TYPES:

MRI of the Brain and Spinal Cord

MRI for the brain and spinal cord is often performed to help diagnose:

  • Aneurysms of cerebral vessels
  • Disorders of the eye and inside the ears
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Spinal cord disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tumors
  • Brain injury from trauma

MRI of the Heart and Blood Vessels

MRI that targets the heart and blood vessels assess:

  • Functioning and sizing of the heart's chambers
  • Thickness and momentum of the walls of the heart
  • The severity of damage caused by heart attack or heart disease
  • Structural problems in the aorta
  • Inflammation or blockages in the vessels of the heart

MRI of other Internal Organs

MRI can also check for tumors or other abnormalities in other organs of the body like:

  • Liver and bile ducts
  • Kidneys
  • Spleen
  • Pancreas
  • Uterus
  • Ovaries
  • Prostate

MRI of Bones and Joints

MRI can help evaluate:

  • Joint abnormalities caused by traumatic or repetitive injuries
  • Disk abnormalities in the spine
  • Bone infections
  • Tumors in bones and soft tissues

MRI of the Breast

MRI is often paired with mammography to detect breast cancer, particularly in women who have dense breast tissue or might feel they are at high risk for breast cancer.

How you Prepare for an MRI Scanning

Before an MRI exam, make sure to eat normally and continue to take your usual medications, unless your doctor has asked you not to. You will be provided with a gown to change into and anything that could be an obstruction to the machine is asked to be removed. These include:

  • Jewelry
  • Hairpins
  • Eyeglasses
  • Watches
  • Wigs
  • Dentures
  • Hearing aids
  • Cosmetics that contain metal particles

MRI scans Cost in India?

The average MRI scan cost in India:

Rs. 1500 - Rs. 25000

20 USD – 338 USD

The price of MRI scan price varies on the basis of location, and on what area of the body is being scanned.

At Shalby, we provide the best-in-class diagnosis facilities such as 1.5T MRI, 3T MRI, Intraoperative MRI, digital X-ray, virtual bronchoscopy. We provide world-class technology to ensure a fast and accurate diagnosis of our patient's conditions to make sure our patients get a personalized treatment plan for the most optimum results. To know more about MRI Scan Costs, contact us.


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Shalby Hospitals (Shalby Limited) is recognised as a multispecialty hospital chain in the Indian healthcare industry. Dr Vikram I. Shah established the first hospital in 1994 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Dr. Shah has been felicitated by Ethicon India for the development…

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