Open MRI in Queens, NY
At Queens Dynamic Medical Imaging, we believe that our patients’ care and well-being is most important to us. That’s why we’re proud to offer our services for patients in need of an open MRI in Queens, NY and the surrounding areas. We’re able to provide all of the diagnostic qualities of a traditional MRI with a more open, comfortable experience. This type of MRI in Queens, NY helps to reduce the risk of claustrophobia and provides fewer barriers to weight, size, and age. Our stand-up open MRI machine easily rotates for optimal placement within the magnet. Having the patient in weight-bearing positions can be beneficial for diagnosis, as well as the overall comfort of the patient during the testing.
What Is an Open MRI?
MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, is a safe and painless noninvasive test that allows industry professionals to have a full view of the body including detailed images of your body’s organs, tissues, and structures. An open MRI in Queens uses a machine that’s less restrictive and limiting than a typical MRI. We find at our imaging center that our patients feel increasingly comfortable with the freedom that this form of medical imaging procedure provides.
Our open MRI in Queens, NY can accommodate a wide variety of body types, which provides more comfort for the patient. The open design of the machine helps patients who experience claustrophobia without compromising the process of the testing being performed. Also, an open MRI is an excellent choice for patients that need additional supervision throughout the process this includes individuals with physical or mental limitations. It is also possible that during testing, a patient may want to enjoy relaxing music or watch television while completing their testing.
During a standing, open MRI, patients and technicians will have the option to use conventional “lie-down” positions or in a weight-bearing position for maximum comfort and ease of diagnosis. You will be monitored at all times and a high-quality speaker system will keep you connected to our technician throughout the procedure.
At Queens Dynamic Imaging, we use the Hitachi .3t Open MRI Machine and our stand-up open MRI by Fonar, which is premium technology within the industry. The Hitachi .3t Open MRI Machine provides a high-quality resolution which leads to more accurate results for your physician to use for diagnosis.
About The OPEN MRI Machine
Our Stand-Up Open MRI by Fonar Machine is a stand-up MRI machine that uses two powerful magnets and sound waves to take detailed pictures of the body. The MRI combines strong magnetic fields with radio waves to produce computer-generated images without the use of any radiation. MRI is a non-invasive procedure with no known side or after effects. The procedure is painless, as well as uniquely quiet. Our open MRI in Queens is designed for the most comfort of the patient possible. An MRI is beneficial in evaluating all areas of the body and is effective in the evaluation of multiple medical conditions. Areas of the body include the patient’s organs, tissues, and structures.
However, there are some instances which an MRI may not be advisable. You may not be a candidate for an MRI if you have a pacemaker, are in the first trimester of your pregnancy, have head aneurysm clips or an infusion device. Please consult your physician if you have any concerns.
Physician Referrals for Open MRIs in Queens, NY
If you’re a physician, you’ll enjoy working with our staff at Queens Dynamic Medical Imaging. We provide a superior level of open MRIs to help to refer physicians provide the best possible patient care. We pride ourselves on providing dependable service and experience to referring physicians, as well.
It’s easy to schedule an appointment for an MRI in Queens, NY with us at Queens Dynamic Medical Imaging. Our center is available on days and evenings Monday through Friday, as well as Saturday.