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Old 01-05-2010, 01:21 PM   #1
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Mri Question

My Doctor ordered a Mri of the brain with contrast also noted was axial Sagittal FLAIR. Does anyone know what axial sagittal flair is.

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Re: Mri Question

It is the type of films that the doctor ordered, and it is standard in checking for MS or MS changes...
Axial sagittal flair is the type of films he wants done after contrast is injected.
All MRI techs look for 3 things...the field strength, the slice thickness to set the pics, and scan orientition (whats being scanned). Contrast is often included and a second series of films are done once administered. What your doctor ordered is very standard for a MS check....
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