Ashley Regional Medical Center has a short-bore, MRI, with a 1.5 Tesla magnet. The MRI is equipped with the latest in software to provide faster and more detailed images. The MRI can also do the latest in scans, including Breast MRI, now recommended for women with certain cancer risk factors.
As the name suggests, MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is actually a giant magnetic and as a precaution, all patients should follow the following guidelines:
Reprinted with permission from the American Journal of Roentgenology.