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MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (MRI)

Is a test that uses powerful magnets, radio waves, and a computer to make detailed pictures inside your body.

Unlike X-rays and computed tomography (CT) scans, MRIs do not use the damaging ionizing radiation of X-rays.

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MRI INFORMATION & ANSWERS

  • ENDOSCOPY
    An upper endoscopy (EGD) and Colonoscopy are performed to examine and treat symptoms related to the digestive system as well as screen for cancer. Biopsies may be taken during the procedure, dilation of a narrowing, treatment for bleeding, and removal of polyps. Certain gastrointestinal diseases require monitoring which is also conducted with these procedures.
  • PAIN MANAGEMENT
    Treatment of conditions such as back pain, neck pain, and extremity pain are provided by specialized physicians in collaboration with the patient's referring provider to maintain a multidisciplinary approach.

Accredited Service 

West Wichita Family Physician’s MRI modality has been certified by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for the past 10 years.
ACR accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging. This ensures that the quality of the images and your safety are our top priorities. West Wichita has been accredited in both standard MRI and breast imaging. 

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