NBMC serves its patient community with state-of-the-art technology. Included in that technology is Magnetic Resonance Imaging. MRI, or MR imaging as it’s often called, is a noninvasive medical test that helps NBMC physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions.
MR imaging uses a powerful magnetic field, radio frequency pulses and a computer to produce detailed pictures of organs, soft tissues, bone and virtually all other internal body structures. The images can then be examined on a computer monitor, printed or copied to CD. MRI does not use ionizing radiation (x-rays).
Detailed MR images allow physicians to better evaluate parts of the body and certain diseases that may not be assessed adequately with other imaging methods such as x-ray, ultrasound or computed tomography (also called CT or CAT scanning).
The MRI technology at North Bend Medical Center features a Hitachi .7 open magnet. That means the
Consistent with all medical services NBMC provides, our MRI Radiology team is absolutely committed to highest standards of quality, timeliness and patient satisfaction.
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