What is a Chest MRI?
Chest MRI is a painless radiology exam which may be performed to detect abnormalities such as growths and tumors. It can also be used as a supplementary exam to verify CT scan findings.
Who should get this test?
Chest MRI is usually ordered by doctors if you have these indications:
- Soft tissue masses in the chest/mediastinum area
Is there radiation involved?
No. An MRI is a painless radiology technique that has the advantages of avoiding radiation exposure.
When will I receive my results?
Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.
How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?
Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.