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How long is the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam?

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In most cases, an MRI exam takes 30 minutes but can take longer if special studies are needed. During the test, several dozen images may be obtained.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "MRI."

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 06, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "MRI."

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 06, 2018

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