Examines brain tissue and skull.
MRI is good for showing soft tissue in the body.
- Metastatic disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- Post-surgical evaluation
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.