MRI Brain

Examines brain tissue and skull.

MRI is good for showing soft tissue in the body.
MRI head and brain

Indications

  • Tumor
  • Metastatic disease
  • Infarct/stroke
  • Infection
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Post-surgical evaluation

Contrast

Contrast administration and sequences will be determined by the radiologist. Please detail the indications when ordering, so the radiologist can decide whether contrast is needed.

As a general rule, contrast (Gadolinium, or gad) is given to better define and characterize lesions.