MRI Costs Vs. CT Scan Costs – an MRI is the Better Choice

September 8, 2015

At many facilities, an MRI costs more than a CT Scan does. Even though a Magnetic Resonance Scan may be slightly more expensive, keep in mind that an MRI does not increase your risk of cancer; however, a CT Scan does. A Magnetic Resonance Scan is Safer Than a CT Scan is An MRI is more »

What is an MRI?

August 18, 2015

What is an MRI? MRI is the acronym for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The radio waves and magnetic field that an MRI machine uses creates detailed imagery of the body part(s) being examined. The detailed images created by the MRI machine at the Columbus MRI Center allow doctors to assess parts of their patients' bodies to more »

What is the Difference Betwen an MRI Doctor and a General Practitioner?

August 13, 2015

The ability to properly read imaging results requires specialized training. The facility where you choose to have your MRI must have an MRI Doctor (radiologist) on staff. Radiologists are either doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) or medical doctors (MD). Radiologists specialize in the diagnoses and treatment of injuries, and diseases using medical imaging techniques. One more »

Why Open Pediatric Imaging is the Best Choice for Your Child

August 3, 2015

What is an open pediatric MRI? An MRI is hard for an adult, but it is an especially traumatic test for children to undergo. Part of the reason is because the child may not feel good or may be in pain. Nobody is at their best when they are sick. The other reason is the more »

5 Tips for Choosing a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center

July 29, 2015

If your physician has ordered an MRI, you should have the test performed as soon as possible. That said, it is important the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center you choose is of the highest quality and meets all of your needs. 5 Tips for Choosing a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center 1. Make Sure the Center You more »

Magnetic Resonance Scan Basics

July 23, 2015

A magnetic resonance scan, or MRI, is a common test that may be ordered to diagnose a number of different conditions. If your doctor has ordered an MRI for you or a loved one, consult the information below to learn more about this non-invasive test. What is an MRI? Magnetic resonance imaging scans use magnetic more »
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