Information for Patients
Magnetic resonance imaging uses a strong magnetic field and radiowaves to image the body. MRI is commonly used to examine the brain, spine, joints, abdomen and blood vessels. Some MRI exams require an injection of an MRI contrast or dye. It is important not to move during the exam. All MRI exams are interpreted by a board-certified radiologist with subspecialty training in MRI.
To schedule an exam please call us at 401-444-7770. For more information about MRI at The Miriam Hospital, call 401-793-4448 or e-mail KLaurie@lifespan.org.