Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a nerve imaging technique that can detect abnormalities in the structure of the brain. Read about MRI scans for children.
What is MRI?
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a method of taking pictures of the inside of the body without X-rays. MRI uses strong magnets to take pictures. This is called an MRI scan. The MRI scan is quite noisy, but it is harmless. Many small MRI scans make a complete MRI examination. A complete MRI examination takes at least 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete.
Preparing for MRI
Tell your RI team if there is any metal in your child’s body, Because MRI has a strong magnetic field, some metal elements can injure your baby. If your child has had surgery, procedures, or injuries that involve a metal element, such as metal bars, plates, screws, fasteners, tweezers or body mattresses, jewelry Tell the Twai RI team. If your child has had an installation, please provide the MRI team with information about this device and its manufacturer. In some cases, your child will need an X-ray. To verify that it would be safe for her to have an MRI. If you have any questions, please contact the MRI team.
Your Baby May Need To Be Put To Sleep Or Have Complete Anesthesia.
If your baby is old enough to lie down for a full hour [on average], he or she will not need to do any special work to prepare for the MRI examination. If your child cannot lie down during the entire examination, he or she will need special “sleeping pills”. If your child is not an admitted patient and needs to be bedridden for procedure preparation. So the MRI unit will give you information ahead of time when to stop feeding your baby.
If your baby needs to sleep to prepare the procedure. Then the nurse or anesthesiologist will review the whole medicine to see if it is safe to give your child sleeping pills. If this is not secured, your test will be delayed or canceled.
For more information, please read about “Sleep Pills” or “Complete Anesthesia”.
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Your child may need a vaccine for an MRI examination. Some MRI scans provide the doctor with more information when they have a special fluid called a contrast medium. It is done through. This moisture is given using intravenous (IV) in the vein of the hand or arm. IV is given through a small needle. If necessary, IV will be inserted before the MRI scan.
Contrast medium is usually very safe, but in very rare cases it can cause reactions. The team will closely monitor your child before and after the MRI to see if your child is reacting. The team is trained to deal with such issues if any. Before the MRI, the team member will talk to you about those risks.
MRI Team Members
MRI examination involves a team of 3 or 4 members. The medical radiation technologist will do an MRI scan. The nurse will prepare your child for the scan. If your baby needs to be put to sleep, the nurse will put you to sleep with sleeping pills. If your child is in a state of complete anesthesia, the nurse will / will assist a specialist in complete anesthesia.
The doctor who specializes in the process of complete anesthesia is the one who performs the process of a complete anesthesia. The doctor will check every MRI scan. So as to ensure that the inspection is complete. Most of the time it will be a radiologist. This is a doctor who specializes in diagnostic diagrams, such as MRI scans.