One of the best things about the medical advances our society has made thus far is that detecting and diagnosing ailments or injuries has never been easier! There are so many incredible medical imaging procedures available, each with their own benefits and use cases, and doctors are able to utilize this technology to catch diseases in their earliest stages, detect abnormalities, and even perform life-saving treatment. One of the most versatile and useful of these technologies is Magnetic Resonance Imaging— also referred to as MRI.
MRI or Magnetic resonance imaging is not a one-size-fits-all system. There are different machines that have differences in image quality, sizing of opening, and overall preferences of patients. Below, we’ll take a look at the differences and benefits of the Closed Bore, Open Bore and Wide Bore MRI.
Closed Bore MRI
Closed Bore MRIs are usually high-field systems that create crisp imaging with a high speed. During a Closed MRI procedure patients will lie down and are inserted into the opening or the “bore” in the MRI scanner, which is the smallest opening of the machine, measuring only about 60 cm. […]
Most patients aren't super familiar with MRI's in general, as far as how they work, the latest technology, etc., so throwing different types of MRI's into the mix is just plain craziness. Rosetta Radiology is here to help you understand these different types of MRI's because really, it's quite simple and it can help you choose the best service for you. So here's your crash course on the different types of MRI's.