MRI Services

Saint Joseph Hospital
2900 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60657
773-665-3242
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, is a diagnostic procedure that uses a combination of a large magnet and radio waves to produce highly detailed images of the bone, organs and structures within the body. Aided by a computer, MRI is able to produce images from many different body angles and plans, which enables radiologists to quickly and precisely diagnose a wide variety of conditions. The procedure is painless and extremely safe.

An MRI is often used for the following reasons:

  • Examine the heart, brain, liver, pancreas, male and female reproductive organs and other soft tissues.
  • Assess blood flow.
  • Detect tumors and diagnose many forms of cancer.
  • Evaluate infections.
  • Assess injuries to bones and joints.
Call 877-RES-INFO for Nurse Advice, Doctor Referrals or Class Registration Monday - Friday 8 am to 8 pm • Weekends 8 am to 4pm

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