Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a test that lets your doctor see detailed pictures of the inside of your body. MRI combines the use of strong magnets and radio waves to form an MRI image.
Our Open Bore MRI scanner is the only MRI unit in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan with the capacity to accommodate larger patients. The Siemens Medical Solutions MAGNETOM Espree installed at Portage Health features a bore opening of nearly 2.3 feet in diameter and almost one foot of free space between a patient’s head and the magnet. The Espree also features the shortest 1.5 Tesla magnet available. This new system is ideal for all MRI patients including:
If you have additional questions about your appointment or our services, please call our Radiology Department at (906) 483-1410 or (800) 573-5001 (toll free).
We suggest visiting RadiologyInfo.org to learn more about specific procedures and what to expect. Check out the links below:
CT (Computed Tomography) Scan
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
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