What is an Abdominal MRI?
An Abdominal MRI is a painless radiology exam which may be performed to help visualize the abdomen area in a non-invasive manner. It aids doctors in visualizing tumors, infection, inflammation, and other kidney and liver disorders or diseases.
Who should get an Abdomen MRI?
An Abdominal MRI is usually ordered by doctors if you have these indications:
- Liver pathology (hemangiomas, masses, etc)
- Kidney pathology (cysts, tumors)
- Adrenal pathology (cysts, tumors)
- Pancreas pathology (cysts, tumors)
- Splenic pathology (cysts, tumors)
- Abdominal pain
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.