Anesthesia with MRI

Within 30 days of your exam:

A chest X-ray may be required within 30 days before exam.

EKG done within 30 days before exam.

H & P (history and physical) done within 30 days before exam.

CBC done within 14 days of date of exam. MRI.

Patient must also bring their list of medications.

Eating and drinking instructions

For adults

Please do not eat solid food for eight hours before your exam.

Please do not eat or drink anything for six hours before your MRI.

For Pediatric Patients

Please do not give your child solid food for eight hours before MRI.

Please do not give formula, cow or soy milk for six hours before MRI.

Please do not give your child breast milk for four hours before MRI.

Please do not give your child clear liquids or water for up to two hours before the exam (Pedialyte, clear broth, apple juice, water and D5W are considered clear liquids).

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 310-423-8000.

The S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center provides a full range of advanced imaging, both radiology and cardiology, as well as interventional radiology and interventional tumor (oncology) treatments to the greater Los Angeles area, including Beverly Hills, Encino, Mid-Cities, Sherman Oaks, Silver Lake, Studio City, Toluca Lake and West Hollywood.  

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