Is Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safe?

Yes! MRI is safe!

A MRI scan is a painless non-evasive radiology technique.

There are no side effects of a MRI Scan.

Animals that have metallic materials within the body must notify their veterinarian. Metallic chip, surgical clips, metallic bone plates can significantly distort images obtained. Animals with heart pacemakers, metal implants in and around vital as cannot be scanned because of the risk that the metal in the object may move. Additionally, animals with artificial heart valves, metallic ear implants, bullet fragments, chemotherapy or insulin pumps should not be scanned.