What is X-Ray?
An X-ray, or, much less commonly, X-radiation, is a penetrating form of high-energy electromagnetic radiation. Most X-rays have a wavelength ranging from 10 picometers to 10 nanometers, corresponding to frequencies in the range 30 petahertz to 30 exahertz and energies in the range 145 eV to 124 keV.
X-Ray Prices In South Africa
From R300. Prices vary according to x rays required.
How much does a scan cost in South Africa?
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan done in the South African private health sector was the most expensive out of nine countries surveyed by the International Federation of Health Plans. On average, such a scan costs almost R8 800 – R1 200.
What is X-ray used for?
X-rays can be used to examine most areas of the body.
They’re mainly used to look at the bones and joints, although they’re sometimes used to detect problems affecting soft tissue, such as internal organs.
Problems that may be detected during an X-ray include bone fractures and breaks.
What does a full-body MRI cost in South Africa?
Cash-paying patients will pay between R4500 and R10000 per scan depending on the type of scan and the need for specialized contrast.
How much does ICU cost per day in South Africa?
Intensive care services are very expensive and are one of the largest drivers of hospital costs, even in public hospitals where the cost per patient per ICU day has been estimated at R22,700.
How much does a full medical check-up cost in South Africa?
The fee for the examination (approximately R1,000.00 for the medical examination, excluding vaccinations) must be borne by the applicant.
Can a GP refer you for an MRI scan?
There is no need for you to be referred to us by a GP or medical consultant.
You can easily refer yourself for an MRI scan by completing our online form.
Simply tell us about the reason you want the scan, the part of the body that you want to be scanned and answer some safety questions.