MRI of the joints

Cartilage, meniscus, ligaments, capsules and their wear can be examined with this type of scan. Surrounding soft tissues (muscle, tendons), tumorous changes and bone marrow can also be depicted.

  • All examinations
  • 7 days/week
  • All insurers
  • Immediate appointment
  • Personal consultation with a doctor
  • KFA, private free-choice physician, private
  • Just stop by
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • All insurers

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Requirements for an MRI of the joints

  • Please bring your e‑card and referral.
  • Any previous findings are also to be submitted.
  • COVID: The chief physician’s approval has currently been waived.
  • The results of a current blood test are required in case you are scheduled for arthroscopic surgery and are also taking blood-thinning medications.

Important information

  • The body is exposed to a strong magnetic field during the examination.
  • It is not possible to perform an MRI of the joints on persons wearing a pacemaker.
  • Prior clarification is required in case you have any implants.
  • Piercings, jewellery and watches must be removed.

Procedure for an MRI of the joints

  • An MRI of the joints takes between 5 and 10 minutes; arthroscopic surgery takes about 30 minutes.
  • The examination is completely painless.
  • Earplugs dampen the sounds of the MRI machine.
  • An emergency bell and intercom system are also available.
  • It is absolutely necessary for you to lie still so that we can generate high-quality images. Please let us know if you suffer from claustrophobia.

Waiting time for an appointment

The average waiting time is currently 58 days.

Appointments without waiting times are possible.

Costs & reimbursement

Direct billing with all statutory health insurers.

We do not bill statutory health insurers with the exception of KFA. Our fee notes can be submitted in any case to all private health insurers that cover outpatient services.

MRI per region

ÖGK, BVAEB, SVS – from € 290,00
Private – from € 460,00
KFA – covered by statutory health insurance