The magnetic fields and radio waves used during chest MRI pose no risk.
Serious reactions to the contrast dye used for some MRI tests are very rare. However, side effects are possible and include the following:
Rarely, contrast dye is harmful to people who have moderate to severe kidney disease.
Clinical trials are research studies that explore whether a medical strategy, treatment, or device is safe and effective for humans. To find clinical trials that are currently underway for Chest MRI, visit www.clinicaltrials.gov.
November 20, 2013
Gary H. Gibbons
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