There are many advantages of open MRIs over closed machines. Many patients are opting to use these machines. If you are curious about an open machine, here are a few things to know.
This is the preferred screening method
If you need a medical imaging test, you know the process can be frustrating. An open MRI can help eliminate some of your issues. Closed machines can cause a feeling of claustrophobia with many patients. These machines do not allow you to move around during the test. Open MRIs do not have that problem. You are less confined throughout the whole testing procedure.
Anyone can use them
Closed MRIs cannot physically fit everyone. Weight, body shape, and mobility issues can hinder the imaging process for closed machines. Open MRIs are designed to accommodate any body shape. These machines provide more access than traditional methods. For patients in wheelchairs, they are …