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|susieQ1 - Mon Dec 10, 2007 3:51 pm||
Is there any difference in the quality of the results of a closed or open MRI?
Is the noise level about the same?
Thanks for all your help.
|Sandy Tracy RN - Mon Dec 10, 2007 7:43 pm||
An open MRI still has about the same level of noise, maybe a little quieter. Some radiologists have said that a closed MRI produces better quality pictures, but an open MRI still shows the same results.
Thanks for writing in
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