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Virtual Visit to CDI in Kirkland, WA

At CDI’s Kirkland center, trained technologists help you through medical imaging services: High-field Open MRI, MRI, 16-slice CT, Ultrasound and X-ray.

Breathing Techniques to Help with MRI Claustrophobia

If you’ve ever taken a deep breath before tackling something that makes you fearful, you’ve experienced the power of the inhale and the exhale. 

Managing Claustrophobia When You Need an MRI

For many patients, the idea of getting an MRI causes feelings of anxiety. Not only in the uncertainty of the results, but in getting through the exam itself. This video offers helpful tips from Seattle-based yoga instructor explaining breathing techniques and additional recommendations from a therapist on getting through situations that make us uncomfortable.  

How to Get Through an MRI if You’re Claustrophobic

Claustrophobia and a traditional MRI don't often mix well. For people who experience fear or anxiety when in an enclosed space, there are options to completing an MRI comfortably.  

What It’s Like to Get an Open Upright MRI Exam

If your idea of an MRI is dark, tight and loud, then you’ll be amazed at how far imaging has come. The Open Upright MRI lets patients sit or stand in the scanner and they can even watch TV for most exams. Check out CDI's quick video to see what it’s like to be in the scanner at our Renton, Washington outpatient center. 

Open Upright Imaging: A Rare Experience in Renton

In the Pacific Northwest, Open Upright MRIs are unique. CDI in Renton has the only Open Upright in the state of Washington and patients are travelling thousands of miles to give it a try.

Virtual Visit to CDI in Renton, WA

Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) in Renton offers Washington State’s only Open Upright MRI, along with other medical imaging services. 


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