Our MRI Services

Common Uses for an MRI

Some common medical problems assessed and diagnosed by MRIs are listed below. However, they do not exhaust the range of examinations performed by St-Joseph MRI. Contact us if you have questions or require more information.


  • Selective peripheral leg and torso arterial runoffs (peripheral MRA's)
  • Full leg runoff
  • Peripheral Vascular disease
  • Pre surgical assessments
  • Carotid artery (with or without contrast)
  • Stroke TIA evaluation
  • Abdominal Aortic and Visceral MRA
  • Visceral Vascular Insufficiency
  • Abdominal Aortic aneurysm work-ups
  • Thoracic MR Aortography
  • Renal Vascular Disease
  • Aneurysm workups


  • Specialty coils for high resolution shoulder, elbow, wrist, hips, knee, ankle and foot
  • Special coil for imaging C/T/L spines
  • High resolution bone and joint imaging
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthritic work-ups
  • Disc herniation
  • Vertebral fractures


  • Advanced high resolution neuro MR Angiography (MRA)
  • Heads with or without Gad
  • Carotid arteries from aortic arch to COW w/Gad
  • COW without Gad for aneurysm screening
  • High resolution temporal lobe studies
  • High resolution IAC
  • High resolution sella (pituitary)
  • MR Venogram head without Gad
  • Brachial plexus
  • Excellent visualization of cranial nerves
  • Cord/nerve compression
  • Excellent visualization of spinal nerves
  • Brain lesion characterization
  • Multiple Sclerosis studies

Internal Medicine

  • Abdominal studies: liver, (hepatomas, hemangiomas etc.)
  • MRCP's for biliary obstructive disease
  • Non invasive bile duct assessment
  • Kidney lesions
  • Adrenal adenomas
  • Breast MRI
  • Implant rupture


  • Pelvic Female: cervical and uterine Ca staging
  • Pelvic Male: Prostate, Rectal Ca staging
  • Liver mets
  • Brain mets
  • Spine mets
  • Leptomeningeal mets
  • Breast lesion characterization mammography correlation

We are located in Gatineau, in the Ottawa Valley.

(c) St-Joseph MRI
228 Blvd. St-Joseph suite 203, Gatineau (Québec) J8Y 3X4
Tel.: (819) 777-1MRI (1674), Toll Free: 1 877 677-1MRI (1674), Fax: (819) 777-7718
E-mail: info@stjosephmri.com