MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

Abbreviated Breast MRIs

Seattle Radiologists now offers Abbreviated Breast MRI exams to accommodate patients who desire breast MRI screening but have been denied insurance coverage. This is a shorter, less expensive alternative to standard breast MRI which still offers diagnostic accuracy comparable to a traditional Breast MRI (see source below). This examination is patient pay at a cost of $500. Call us at 206-292-7734 to find out more.

Article by: Chhor, Chloe, M and Cecilia L. Mercado. Abbreviated MRI Protocols: Wave of the Future for Breast Cancer Screening”. Retrieved from . Copyright American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)

MRI exams include:

  • Brain
  • MRI guided breast biopsies
  • Breast
  • Abbreviated Breast
  • Internal Auditory Canal (IAC)
  • Neck, soft tissue
  • Spine
    • Cervical
    • Thoracic
    • Lumbar
  • Liver
    • Elastography (evaluating liver tissue stiffness)
    • Iron Levels
    • Fat Quantification
  • Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
  • Sacrum
  • Pelvis
  • Enterography
  • Shoulder
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Extremity


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