What is an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scan?
MRI scanning is a medical investigation that uses an exceptionally strong magnet and radio frequency waves to generate a three dimensional image of your body.
Why would I need an MRI scan from Vista in London?
An MRI scan is one of the most sophisticated diagnostic tools available to help a referring clinician understand the cause of your particular health issue.
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What can be diagnosed by by Vista from an MRI scan?
By scanning the relevant sector(s) of a patient’s body, an MRI scan can help to diagnose the following:
- Most ailments of the brain, including tumours and dementias
- Sports injuries
- Musculoskeletal problems
- Most spinal conditions/injuries
- Vascular abnormalities
- Female pelvic problems
- Prostate problems
- Some gastrointestinal tract conditions
- Certain ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions
- Soft tissue and bone pathology/conditions
Early diagnosis from Vista
By offering a same-day private MRI service, Vista reduces patient anxiety and frustration associated with waiting for a diagnosis and enables patients to begin treatment earlier.
Conditions commonly fall into the following categories: