Why an MRI scan of the lower abdomen?
Do you have persistent low abdominal pain or pain in the lower abdomen? Then you obviously want to know what the underlying cause is as soon as possible. An MRI Scan Abdomen can offer a solution. MRI is a very suitable technique for a follow-up examination, for example, when no visible cause for your symptoms is found during an X-ray examination.
In general a MRI can make a better diagnosis of the lower abdomen than a X-ray. Hundreds of images are taken of your body by using a large magnetic field. In doing so, a physician can gain greater clarity sooner about possible abnormalities or diseases in one of the organs in the abdomen (such as bladder, uterus, ovaries and prostate).
At Prescan, you can have an MRI lower abdomen scan without a referral from your GP. You do not have to deal with a long waiting list: you can usually be helped within a week. You receive the results and expert advice from a physician the week after the examination so that you know where you stand. This allows you to start on a possible course of treatment at an early stage. That increases the chance of a cure or recovery. You are immediately reassured if nothing is found on the scan.
Organs in a MRI upper abdomen scan
The MRI scan creates images for the different organs in the abdomen, such as bladder, uterus, ovaries and prostate. The images can provide greater clarity on the presence of, for example, cysts, tumours or inflammation.
Many people suffer from pain in the lower abdomen. This usually originates from within the intestines, prostate, bladder or uterus and may be accompanied by symptoms of a gynecological nature (uterus and/or ovaries), prostate and erectile dysfunction, pain during urination or blood in the urine. Persistent symptoms in the lower abdomen could be indicative of various diseases, suc as a cyst, tumour or inflammation. An MRI-scan of the lower abdomen can quickly provide clarity on the possible cause of the symptoms.