Woman grateful for our High Field Open Sided MRI System

Diagnostic Imaging Services (DIS) received the following note from a woman who came to our Women’s & Advanced Imaging Center in Metairie this month for her Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) exam: I went for my first MRI today, 11/21/12 & the technician in Metairie was wonderful. She helped me tremendously. I’m claustrophobic, but she talked me through it & made … Read More

Sample sounds of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive way to obtain very detailed images of organs and tissues in the body. In this case, we are looking at images of the brain. This technique appears to be relatively safe and is used in both clinical and research applications. MRI is unlike x-rays or CT scans in that it uses powerful magnetic … Read More