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The Pediatric Radiology Department at Boston Children’s Hospital combines individualized care, specialty expertise, and the most advanced technology for children, teens, and young adults to obtain the highest quality MRI images and provide the most accurate diagnoses.
Physicians order MRI studies to diagnose diseases. The technology produces incredibly detailed pictures organs, bones and tissues without using ionizing radiation (x-rays). Instead, it uses strong magnets, radiofrequency waves and powerful computers to generate 2- and 3-dimensional images of a given organ or body part.
If your child has been referred to us for an MRI, you will want to know what to expect when you come to the hospital or to one of our satellite locations. The links below should answer any questions you have.
What Happens During Your Visit for an MRI?
This slide show is designed to show you what it may be like when you come to the Radiology department at Boston Children's Hospital for an MRI.
This slide show is designed to show you what it may be like when you come to the Radiology department at Boston Children's Hospital for an MRI with anesthesia.
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