MRI Imaging in Italy: May 2024 average price

The average May 2024 cost of MRI Imaging in Italy is 300 €

The May 2024 Price range is 250-350 €

The typical average cost and price range for MRI Imaging are taken from 6 Clinic prices and fee lists among 33 Doctors. 

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MRI Imaging May 2024

Clinic Average/As of Price
Vista Vision Roma ( Via Giovanni Battista de Rossi, 22, 00161, Roma) from 250€
Vista Vision Milano ( Via Luigi Rizzo, 8, 20151, Milano) from 250€

What is MRI Imaging in Italy

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique used to visualize internal structures of the body in detail. It uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to generate images of organs, tissues, and other structures without the use of ionizing radiation (such as X-rays). 

 Before undergoing an MRI scan, the patient may be asked to remove any metal objects or jewelry, as they can interfere with the magnetic field. The patient may also need to change into a hospital gown, depending on the area of the body being imaged. Patients with certain medical implants or conditions may need to inform the radiologist or technologist before the scan.

 The patient lies down on a padded table that slides into the MRI machine, which is a large, tunnel-like structure. Depending on the area of the body being imaged, the patient may be positioned feet-first or head-first into the machine. Some MRI machines are open on the sides, which can help reduce feelings of claustrophobia.

 In addition to the main MRI machine, specialized coils may be placed around the area of the body being imaged to improve image quality. These coils act as antennas to detect the radio signals emitted by the body's tissues in response to the magnetic field.

 Once the patient is properly positioned, the MRI technician leaves the room and starts the scan from a separate control room. The MRI machine generates a strong magnetic field and emits radio waves, which cause hydrogen atoms in the body's tissues to align and emit signals. These signals are detected by the coils and used to create detailed cross-sectional images of the body. The raw data collected by the MRI machine is processed by a computer to generate high-resolution images of the internal structures being examined. These images can be viewed in different planes (such as axial, sagittal, and coronal) and manipulated to highlight specific tissues or abnormalities.

 After the scan is complete, a radiologist reviews the MRI images to evaluate the anatomy, identify any abnormalities or pathology, and provide a diagnosis. The radiologist may compare the MRI findings with other imaging studies (such as X-rays, CT scans, or ultrasound) to gather additional information. Depending on the results of the MRI scan, further diagnostic tests or treatments may be recommended. The patient and referring healthcare provider receive a report of the MRI findings, which guides further management and care.

MRI imaging is widely used in medicine for diagnosing a variety of conditions, including injuries, tumors, infections, and neurological disorders. 

MRI Imaging in Italy

Italy has a large healthcare system with more than 1000 clinics and hospitals covering all the country. The main clinics are located in Rome, Milan and Naples and they cover all types of treatments. Italy has developped some medical specialties like keratopigmentation eye color change or Biofibre hair transplant. 

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References and collaboration: WHO

Roma, Italy

MRI Imaging Price: from 250 €
Milano, Italy

MRI Imaging Price: from 250 €