short-bore MRI

short-bore MRI

An advanced open MRI system in which the cylindrical imaging tube is shorter and has a larger diameter, resulting in less claustrophobia.
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5T short-bore MRI, available in either 8- or 16-channel RF configuration, is the only short-bore scanner, which allows all exams, including brain scans, to be performed with the patient entering the scanner feet first.
5T short-bore MRI scanner is still the standard in MRI imaging - it is optimal in providing excellent images to guide physicians in diagnosis and treatment for patients.
Proven to nearly eliminate patient claustrophobia, the short-bore MRI is designed for greater patient comfort with a shorter scanner and more open feel than a traditional MRI.