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5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT OPEN MRI FOR CLAUSTROPHOBIC PATIENTS

1. An open-bore MRI machine is bigger and roomier. When it comes to headroom, Shields’ 70 cm openings are wider from top to bottom than the classic 60 cm MRI bore. For a claustrophobic patient who needs a head scan, this means the machine is... Continued

Two MRIs. One BIG difference.

You don't have to be a radiologist to see what's wrong in THIS picture. While the pictures above are a fun way of showing a price difference, its a very real scenario in Massachusetts. The fact is that the price of an MRI in Massachusetts can... Continued

What patients want to know about MRI machines. 1.2T, 1.5T, 3T - whats the difference?

Everyone is encouraging patients to “shop around” for their healthcare. But that can be confusing when you don’t know exactly what to look for with an MRI! What machine is best? What questions should I ask? What does a 1.5T even mean? Continued

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