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Open MRI

Claustrophobic? We’ll help you through it.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI or MR) combines a powerful magnet with an advanced computer system and radio waves to produce accurate, detailed pictures of organs and tissues to diagnose a variety of medical conditions and guide patient care.

For various reasons, including claustrophobia, anxiety, large body build or obesity, a traditional MRI may be difficult for some people. Open MRI scanners, which are open on the sides, feel more spacious, which may help to alleviate feelings of claustrophobia or accommodate larger patients.  


Find a center near you that offers MRI

If you have questions about an upcoming MRI exam with us, please call the center where your exam is scheduled. For more industry information on MRI, visit RadiologyInfo.org