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Advantages of Open MRI for Orthopaedic Patients

Open MRI Mt. Pleasant delivers more comfortable body positioning for orthopaedic patients than what is typically possible in a tube-style machine. The 1.2 Tesla high-definition magnet also provides image quality that was previously not available in an open MRI. 

  • Unlimited lateral opening accommodates the broadest patients with easier positioning, easier tolerance
  • Wrists and elbows are now imaged more comfortably at the patient’s side
  • Shoulder coil and open magnet allow easy shoulder positioning for optimal visualization
  • Techniques are available for capturing images near prostheses
  • Lateral table movement allows the body part of interest to be centered in the magnetic field for sharper image quality (see illustration)

The open magnet configuration enables the body part of interest to be centered for sharper imaging

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule An AppointmentFor help with a referral or to schedule an appointment, call (989) 953-OPEN or toll free (855) 777-OPEN.