26th November 2019


How long does it take to do an MRI of the lumbar spine?

25-45 minute scan time. MRI of the Lumbar Spine … 20-35 minute scan time. MRI of the Pelvis …

What is an MRI of the lumbar?

A lumbar magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan uses energy from strong magnets to create pictures of the lower part of the spine (lumbar spine). An MRI does not use radiation (x-rays). Single MRI images are called slices. The images can be stored on a computer or printed on film. One exam produces many images.
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