1467 - Obstetric MRI

Page last updated: 01 November 2018

Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the abdomen of a pregnant woman.

Description of Medical Condition

Pregnant patients at or after 18 weeks gestation with:

* suspected fetal abnormality following indeterminate / incomplete or non-diagnostic tertiary ultrasound by a maternal fetal medicine specialist service; or

* suspected placental adhesion disorder following indeterminate / incomplete or non-diagnostic ultrasound performed at a centre providing obstetric / surgical care for pregnant women with placental adhesion disorders

Pregnant patients of any gestation with acute abdominal pain following indeterminate / incomplete or non-diagnostic ultrasound referred by an obstetrician, emergency medicine, surgical or general medical specialist

Reason for Application

New MBS item

Medical Service Type

Investigative medical service

Previous Application Number

Not Applicable

Associated Documentation

Application Form

1467 Application Form (PDF 1104 KB)
1467 Application Form (Word 420 KB)

PICO Confirmation

PICO Confirmation (Word 848 KB)
PICO Confirmation (PDF 664 KB)

Assessment Report


Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document (PDF 496 KB)

Public Summary Document (Word 181 KB)

Meetings for this Application


12 April 2017


8-9 February 2018


28-29 March 2018