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How Open Upright MRI Helps Claustrophobic Patients

posted on WED, OCT 19 2016 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

Penny Grayson says she can last about 3 minutes in a traditional MRI scanner before she’s ready to “Wiley Coyote” her way out of the end. Knowing she needed imaging but being stifled by her claustrophobic fears of the machine, Penny felt like she was stuck. But when she arrived for her Open Upright MRI appointment things started to change. If your doctor tells you to get an MRI but you can’t cope with the confinement, there is hope. Penny Grayson is living proof.

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