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MRI quantification of liver fat

This test helps to quantify the fat contents of the liver. During this test, the technologist obtains a series of special images then measures the liver in order to determine the percentage of fat

Procedure

You will be placed in supine position (lying on your back), and the technologist will place a camera on you. You will be placed in the center of the machine. It is important to follow the breathing instructions. For each image, you will need to hold your breath for about 15 seconds.

Examination duration 15 MINUTES


Examinations NOT COVERED by the RAMQ
Most group insurance plans reimburse the cost of such examinations. Inquire if your plan covers the examination. We accept applications from the CSST and the SAAQ.


PREPARATION

No preparation is necessary.