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Estimated Exam Times

 

Estimated Exam Time Per Procedure

 

Type of Scan

                       

Time Needed

 
 

Head

     
 

MRI of Brain w/o contrast

 

15 minutes

 
 

MRI of Brain  w & w/o contrast (Routine)

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI of Brain  w & w/o contrast (Seizures)

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI of Brain  w & w/o contrast (MS)

 

60 minutes

 
 

MRI of Orbits w & w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI of IACS w & w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI of  Pituitary w & w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRA Head (Circle of Willis)

 

15 minutes

 
 

MRV Head

 

15 minutes

 
 

Spine

 

 

 
 

MRI C-Spine w/o contrast

 

30 minutes

 
 

MRI C-Spine with & w/o contrast

 

60 minutes

 
 

MRI T-Spine w/o contrast

 

30 minutes

 
 

MRI T-Spine with & w/o contrast

 

60 minutes

 
 

MRI L-Spine w/o contrast

 

30 minutes

 
 

MRI L-Spine with & w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

Ortho

 

 

 
 

MRI Upper Extremity, Joint (Shoulder) w/o contrast

 

30 minutes

 
 

MRI Upper Extremity, Joint (Elbow) w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI Upper Extremity, Joint (Wrist) w/o contrast

 

30 minutes

 
 

MRI Upper Extremity, Joint (Finger) w/o contrast

 

30 minutes

 
 

MRI Upper Extremity, Non-Joint (Humerous) w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI Upper Extremity, Non-Joint (Forearm)  w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI Upper Extremity, Non-Joint (Hand) w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI Lower Extremity, Joint (Hip) w/o contrast

 

30 minutes

 
 

MRI Lower Extremity, Joint (Knee) w/o contrast

 

30 minutes

 
 

MRI Lower Extremity, Joint (Ankle) w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI Lower Extremity, Non-Joint (Femur) w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI Lower Extremity, Non-Joint (Lower leg) w/o contrast

 

45 minutes

 
 

MRI Lower Extremity, Non-Joint (Foot) w/o contrast

 

45 minutes