What is the Difference Between an Open MRI and a Closed MRI?

open vs. closed mri

At Alliance MRI, we perform several different types of scans and examinations using both open and closed MRI scanners. But what is the difference between the two machines, and which one is right for you? Here are some of the key differences between an open MRI and a closed MRI: A closed MRI is both more powerful and, as a …

New Alliance MRI Locations Now Open in Laredo and Pearland Texas

We are proud to announce that we are bringing our diagnostic imaging services to two new Texas locations! Alliance MRI is expanding to Laredo, in South Texas, as well as Pearland, just Southeast of Houston. Our Laredo location is located in the Northeast corner of town, conveniently right off San Dario and I-35 near West Village Boulevard Road. Our Pearland …

What is the Difference Between a CT Scan and an MRI?

It is easy to get a CT Scan and MRI confused, but from a patient’s perspective, there is a significant difference! Here is a comparison of a CT Scan Vs. an MRI so you know what to expect from both imaging exams. What is a CT Scan? A CT Scan is the same thing as a CAT Scan. This type …

How to Deal with Claustrophobia in an MRI 

Knowledge is a powerful tool for patients who experience anxiety and claustrophobia during an MRI test. The reason doctors order MRI tests is because they need images inside of the body to analyze and treat conditions appropriately. These images are essential to an individual’s health. What is Claustrophobia? Claustrophobia comes from the Latin word claustrum, meaning “a closed-in place.” During the …

Do MRIs Cause Harm?

MRI safety

As with any medical intervention and diagnostic tool, a medical professional must determine whether the health benefit outweighs the risk. For most, an MRI poses minimal to no risk, since it does not utilize radiation, and the benefit can be priceless. For some patients, however, there are several inherent safety concerns that must be considered before undergoing the exam. Most …

Woodlands Open

Open Diagnostic Imaging Services in The WoodlandsContact our office in The Woodlands for convenient, professional and cost-effective medical imaging services Have you visited our Woodlands Open location? Leave us a review! Services: CT / OPEN MRI / Ultrasound / X-ray 4800 W. Panther Creek Dr. Suite 150 The Woodlands, TX 77381 7:00am – 6:00pm 281-367-6736 281-367-5884 (F) WOMRI@alliancehealthcarepartners.comWant an affordable …

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Woodforest

Diagnostic Imaging Services in WoodforestOur Woodforest location provides diagnostic imaging services to accommodate all who live in the northern Houston area. Alliance MRI provides easy access to a timely imaging scan. Contact our Woodforest office location for more information on convenient, professional and affordable diagnostic imaging services in the Woodforest area. Services: MRI / OPEN MRI Woodforest Medical Plaza 1 …

Lake Jackson

Diagnostic Imaging Services in Lake Jackson, TXThe Alliance MRI Lake Jackson independent imaging center offers expert outpatient imaging services at the affordable prices you need. Located near SH-288, Alliance MRI Lake Jackson is an easily accessible solution for your diagnostic imaging needs. With a team of certified professionals and state-of-the-art technology, you can trust that you’ll receive the highest quality …

Laredo

Diagnostic Imaging Services in LaredoOur Laredo location provides diagnostic imaging services to accommodate all who live in the southern Texas area. Conveniently located off San Dario near the West Village Boulevard Road, Alliance MRI provides easy access to a timely imaging scan.Contact our Laredo office location at (956) 728-1177 for more information on convenient, professional and affordable diagnostic imaging services …

San Antonio

Diagnostic Imaging Services in San AntonioDiagnostic imaging scans for those in Stone Oak in the north side of San Antonio are available at our Alliance MRI San Antonio office. Conveniently located off N Loop 1604 E and Stone Oak Parkway, our office is easily reachable for those needing medical imaging services. Contact our San Antonio office location for more information …

Locations

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