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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a powerful magnetic field, radio waves and a computer to produce detailed pictures of the body’s internal structures that are clearer, more detailed and more likely in some instances to identify and accurately characterize disease than other imaging methods. It is used to evaluate the body for a variety of conditions, including tumors and diseases of the liver, heart, and bowel. It may also be used to monitor an unborn child in the womb. MRI is noninvasive and does not use ionizing radiation.

For the benefits and risks of a specific MRI procedure, how to prepare, and more, select a topic below.

  • Children’s (Pediatric) Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Knee
  • Children’s (Pediatric) MRI for Appendicitis
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Musculoskeletal
  • Direct Arthrography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Prostate
  • How to Read Your Prostate MRI Report
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Shoulder
  • Magnetic Resonance (MR) Defecography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Spine
  • Magnetic Resonance (MRI)-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Safety
  • Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
  • Magnetic Resonance, Functional (fMRI) – Brain
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Abdomen and Pelvis
  • MR Angiography (MRA)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Body
  • MR Enterography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Breast
  • MR-guided Focused Ultrasound for Uterine Fibroids
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Cardiac (Heart)
  • MRI Safety During Pregnancy
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Chest
  • Ultrasound- and MRI-Guided Prostate Biopsy
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Dynamic Pelvic Floor
  • Urography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Head

Open Aeris elite

Open Aeris elite

Open MRI is still widely used and in high demand, and the Hitachi Airis II is still one of the most popular open MRIs of them all. With .3 Tesla strength, a permanent magnet, and low annual maintenance costs, it’s a reliable system that meets a variety of imaging needs. . This is also a .3T open MRI, but with enhanced coils, electronics, and software. Often the Elites are “upgraded” Airis IIs, but there’s no real difference in power between these and a factory-born Elite since the magnets are the same in each model – that is, an “upgraded Elite” is still every bit an Airis Elite!