Patient Experience

Patient Experience

An MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is a type of imaging that uses very strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of the inside of the body.

Please contact the MRI office before your appointment if you currently have or if you had in the past, any of the following:

  • Pacemaker
  • Artificial heart valve
  • Any heart or brain surgery
  • Worked with metal
  • Any implants, for example; metal implants, electronic implants, and magnetic implants.

For patients referred to St Luke’s Radiation Oncology for an MRI, please follow the map included with your appointment letter.

  • Your results will be sent to the doctor that referred you for the scan.

  • Patients require a doctor's referral from within the hospital for a MRI scan

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