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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

PinnacleHealth has a wide range of high field, non-claustrophobic, quiet Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRIs on both the East and West shores

What is magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)?

MRI is a diagnostic procedure that uses a large magnet, radio-frequencies and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body. 

I have to get an MRI but I am claustrophobic, and the noise frightens me.  What should I do?

Our MRI creates a more comfortable, less intimidating environment through its spacious scanning environment and noise reduction technology. 
Benefits of PinnacleHealth Imaging MRI includes: 
  • The open bore’s large diameter (71 cm) enables us to scan patients with greater ease and provides patients with a greater feeling of openness to reduce claustrophobia.
  • Toshiba’s exclusive Pianissimo™ noise-reduction technology reduces exam noise by up to 90 percent. PinnacleHealth is the only provider in the area to offer this quiet gradient.
  • Since patients experience lower noise levels, they stay more relaxed, improving image quality and reducing repeat exams.
  • Contrast-free MRA exams can be performed. 
Learn  more about non-claustrophic MRI

Do you offer breast MRI? 

Breast MRI is offered at Fredricksen Outpatient Center, PinnacleHealth West Shore CampusMedical Sciences Pavilion on the Community Campus and the PinnacleHealth Imaging Tristán Radiology Specialists, Union Deposit Office.

For scheduling call (717) 230-3700 or toll-free 1-866-455-9729.