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Open MRI, Closed MRI, Wide Bore MRI: Which One is Right For You?

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. […]

2020-05-27T19:03:45+00:00May 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Open MRI, Closed MRI, Wide Bore MRI: Which One is Right For You?
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5 Tips For Reducing MRI Claustrophobia

For some patients, getting an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan can elicit thoughts of being trapped in a dark, closed-off tunnel-like machine, and when it comes to thinking about what to expect during their procedure, MRI Claustrophobia is a real issue for some people. Below, we will take a look at some tips for reducing your anxiety when it comes to feeling claustrophobic in an MRI machine.

Education

Education is the most powerful tool when it comes to feeling at ease during your MRI. It’s important to note that MRI machines are not what they once were. Most […]

2019-05-24T17:28:24+00:00May 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Tips For Reducing MRI Claustrophobia
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Are MRI’s Safe For Kids?

MRIs are a wonderful tool used to diagnose and treat countless diseases and ailments. In some cases, and MRI can provide clearer, more detailed images thank other types of diagnostic imaging methods. When it comes to getting an MRI for your child, you may be more apprehensive than if you were getting an MRI for yourself. Your number one concern as a parent your child’s safety, so you want to be sure MRIs are safe for children. While we can attest that MRIs are almost always safe procedures for your child to undergo, we’ll dive into more about MRIs to ease any concerns you may have.