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MRI Brain Epilepsy Protocol

MRI Brain Epilepsy Protocol

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MRI is the best imaging modality of choice for epilepsy investigation, especially with 3Tesla MRI. The test is done to detect the areas of scar tissue, brain lesions, blood vessels abnormalities or changes in normal brain tissue that could cause seizure.

MRI brain epilepsy protocol is a group MRI sequences or a combination of studies that put together to improve sensitivity and specificity in detecting the underlying causes of seizures. 

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What Is MRI Brain Epilepsy Protocol?

MRI brain Epilepsy protocol involves following parameters and planning-


  • Sequence:  Evaluation of brain is done in axial and coronal position or isotropic acquisition 

To evaluate the brain anatomy and morphology

Measures cortical thickness and checks the grey-white matter differentiation

Visualize unusual location of grey matter as in grey matter heterotopias


Sequence: Study should be done in axial and angled coronal scans


To evaluate the cortical or sub cortical hyperintensities where deep grey matter is also involved

SWI or T2

Axial/ Flair/coronal oblique 2mm/ TSE/ Flair axial oblique hippocampus/ flair sagittal hippocampus 2mm SFOV


Evaluate the presence of product of hemoglobin breakdown as in post traumatic bleed and cavenomas.


Double inversion recovery sequence (DIR)

Sequence- 3D isotropic acquisition

Why It Is Done?

An epilepsy protocol MRI is done in patients with the following indications-

Onset of generalized or unclassified seizures 

Difficulty in controlling seizure even after taking medicines.

Loss of seizure control, or a change in the pattern of seizures

Onset of partial seizures at any age


While undergoing an MRI, patient is placed on a table that slides into a big, cylindrical MRI machine. To guarantee clear images, it's crucial to stay motionless during the scan. In most cases, the scan takes 45 to 90 minutes.

It's normal to hear loud banging or clicking noises during the procedure. In case of irritation with the loud noise of MRI machine patient may be given earplugs to reduce the noise.

How To Prepare for Epilepsy Protocol?

There are no restrictions before the MRI scanning, you can eat or drink prior to the scan. 

MRI is a magnetic machine that interacts with metals and interferes with obtained images. That’s why patient is asked to remove the metallic object prior to scan like- Body piercing, pens, jewelry. Hairpin, pins, zippers or any metal objects in the cloth, glasses or remove dental prosthesis.  

Patient should inform about medical history and conditions like- 

  • Pregnancy
  • Claustrophobia 
  • Kidney disease
  • Inner ear implants
  • Artificial valve
  • Brain aneurismal clips
  • Metal implants
  • Artificial joints
  • Pacemaker


After the MRI Brain Epilepsy Protocol test, you are supposed to ask for removal of coil and can resume your normal routine and diet. However, if you were given sedative, you need to take rest for some time and ask someone to drive you back home. 

Cost of MRI Brain Epilepsy Protocol

Price of MRI Brain Epilepsy Protocol ranges from 10000 INR to 15000 INR.

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Test Type MRI Brain Epilepsy Protocol

MRI Brain Epilepsy Protocol (MRI Scan)

  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, watches, Rings, or any other similar object.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • No fasting is required.
  • Doctor’s Prescription.
  • Bring all documents related to medical history.
  • Carry Your ID Proof.

Within 4-6 hours*

Test Price ₹ 10000
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