Known Risks

MRI examinations are practically risk-free. However, due to the magnetic field some objects containing metal may be attracted and overheat. 

The following risk groups are therefore usually excluded from an MRI examination:

In contrast, the examination is usually harmless for patients with:

Ultimately, nerve stimulation may also occur due to electromagnetic impulses (peripheral nerve stimulation). In extremely rare cases, the examination may cause tingling or slight muscle twitching.