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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