Boston Children's Hospital
First time coming to FNNDSC for an MRI or MEG scan?
You may have lots of questions and we are here to help! On this page you will find all sorts of useful information about what to expect and how to prepare for a scan.
Take a moment to read over our material, and if you still have any question, we would love to hear from you!
MRI SCAN PREP & INFO
Materials for Children
Below you can find a video to show your child to help them understand what they will be doing during their scan.
ONCE AT LAB
tech will perform recording and explain steps
sensors placed on head to measure movement
a digital scanner will be used to map 3D image of brain
electrodes placed around eye to measure movement and on stomach to measure heartbeat