Edinburgh Imaging

Checks prior to your MRI examination

MRI scanning is not suitable for everyone

mri scan


For safety reasons, it is NOT possible to have an MRI examination if you have:

  • A heart pacemaker
  • Surgical clips within your head
  • Programmable shunts
  • Inner ear implants
  • Metal fragments within your eye or head
  • Neuro electrical stimulators


Please contact us by email or telephone prior to your examination if you think you may have one of the above.

Brain Research Imaging Centre (BRIC)

Telephone: 0131 537 2660

Clinical Research Imaging Centre (CRIC)

Telephone: 0131 242 7776