Lourdes now offers a Philips Achieva 1.5 Tesla MRI, and for those who are claustrophobic, try our new Philips Panorama High Field Open MRI, a system that addresses the imaging needs of today. Philips MRI allows our radiologists to identify potential problems and provide the referring physician with more information for a more accurate diagnosis. Technologically advanced, yet simple to operate our MRI system increases efficiency, enhances your exam experience and aids in superb diagnostic clinical results.
Boasting an opening of approximately 360 degrees, the High-Field Open MRI will comfortably accommodate you while providing the diagnostic information that is necessary for your optimum care.
Our Open MRI system is perfect for:
- General abdominal imaging
- High-resolution peripheral angiography
- Total spine multi-station imaging
- High resolution static and dynamic joint studies
- Neurological scans
Faster scan times
The Intera Achieva 1.5T MRI offers one of the fastest scan times, with most lasting only 20 to 40 minutes. The system uses the most advanced techniques possible to maximize both patient comfort and efficiency.
With this MRI system, our radiologists can diagnose different anatomical and structural problems in the human body, using:
- Musculoskeletal imaging
- Neurological imaging
- Vascular system imaging
- Spectroscopy of the brain and internal organs
- Whole body imaging
The Lourdes MRI Center is conveniently located on the hospital campus (behind the main building) with a separate entrance and registration area. To schedule an appointment, call Central Scheduling at 270-444-2121, MRI Center at 415-4090 or contact your physician.