MRI examinations

Brian West made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

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Dear University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust,

I'd be grateful if you could provide responses to the following questions

Which Contrast media and volume is used for brain imaging within MRI and is a power injector used for this?

Which Contrast media and volume is used for Prostate within MRI and is a power injector used for this?

Which Contrast media and volume is used for Breast within MRI and is a power injector used for this?

Which Contrast media and volume is used for Liver within MRI and is a power injector used for this?

What Contrast media and volume is used for Gynaecological scans within MRI and is a power injector used for this?
Are you able to provide the number of neuro scans performed with contrast media within MRI in 2021?

Are you able to provide the number of Prostate scans performed with contrast media within MRI in 2021 (MPLVPC, MPELVC)?

Are you able to provide the number of breast scans performed with contrast media within MRI in 2021?

Are you able to provide the annual figure of liver scans performed with contrast media within MRI in 2021 (Codes MLIVEC, MLIVHC, MABDOC)?

Are you able to provide the annual figure of Gynaecological scans performed with contrast media within MRI in 2021 (Code MPELVC)?

Yours faithfully,

Brian West

uhcw@infreemation.co.uk, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

 
University Hospital
Clifford Bridge Road
Walsgrave
Coventry
CV2 2DX

Direct Line: 024 76968771
www.uhcw.nhs.uk

 

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Coventry
CV2 2DX

Direct Line: 024 76968771
www.uhcw.nhs.uk

 

Our Ref: FOI/1847
Date: 4th July 2022

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Dear Requester

We write further to your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act received 6th June 2022.  We have set out your request,
together with our response below. 

Which Contrast media and volume is used for brain imaging within MRI and
is a power injector used for this?

Clariscan it is 0.2ml/kg only using injector for dynamic imaging

Which Contrast media and volume is used for Prostate within MRI and is a
power injector used for this?

Clariscan 20mls using an injector in all query Cancer

Which Contrast media and volume is used for Breast within MRI and is a
power injector used for this?

Clariscan 20mls using an injector in all query Cancer.

Which Contrast media and volume is used for Liver within MRI and is a
power injector used for this?

Depending the Radiologist vetting we use either:

Clariscan 20mls using an injector.

Multihance 10 mls using an injector.
Primovist 10 mls using an injector.

What Contrast media and volume is used for Gynaecological scans within MRI
and is a power injector used for this?

Clariscan 20mls using an injector depending on Radiologist vetting

Are you able to provide the number of neuro scans performed with contrast
media within MRI in 2021?

Total Neuro MRI scans with contrast: 6,428

Are you able to provide the number of Prostate scans performed with
contrast media within MRI in 2021 (MPLVPC, MPELVC)?

MPLVPC: 232

MPROSC: 710

MPLVPC: Unable to find code on RIS SOLITON

TOTAL: 942

Are you able to provide the number of breast scans performed with contrast
media within MRI in 2021?

Total Neuro MRI scans with contrast: 512

Are you able to provide the annual figure of liver scans performed with
contrast media within MRI in 2021 (Codes MLIVEC, MLIVHC, MABDOC)?

MLIVEC: 468

MLIVHC: 311

MABDOC: 6

TOTAL: 785

Are you able to provide the annual figure of Gynaecological scans
performed with contrast media within MRI in 2021 (Code MPELVC)?

MPELVC: 219

As we have provided the information that we do hold your request is now
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Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Andrea Phillips
FOI & Access to Health Records Manager