What is MRI Thoracic Spine?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique that uses magnets and radio waves to create pictures of the organs and tissues within the body. These images can be used to evaluate your body’s structure and function. It is especially useful for the musculoskeletal system.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 25 2
Multiple sclerosis 13 2
Spinal lesions 13 0
Brain lesions 9 0
Weakness in leg(s) 5 1

Show all 16 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with MRI Thoracic Spine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Pain 1
Pain in shoulder(s) 1


Based on patients currently having MRI Thoracic Spine

Dosage Patients Percentage
as needed 1
yearly 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MRI Thoracic Spine.