Service/Procedure Summary

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive way of taking high-quality images of areas inside the body. Instead of x-rays, MRIs use powerful magnets, radio waves and computerized sensors to take readings that can be transformed into three-dimensional pictures.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam with sedation)
82 days
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
90 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
146 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam under general anesthesia)
189 days

50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam with sedation)
30 days
Halifax
IWK - Adult Health
42 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
43 days
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health (exam under general anesthesia)
62 days

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