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September 26, 2018

Expedited MRI Scans at False Creek Healthcare Centre

As our one of our patients, you’ll get all the benefits our False Creek Healthcare Centre offers.

What is an MRI Scan and what is it for?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an advanced diagnostic technology that can provide detailed images of the organs and tissues inside your body.

It can be to detect or diagnose a wide range of conditions with a patient’s brain and spinal cord, bones and joints, spine and back pain, chest and abdomen, pelvic organs, prostate and breasts.

An MRI scan can also detect or diagnose conditions such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, degenerated or herniated invertebral discs, brain aneurysms, multiple sclerosis, strokes, tumours and eye or inner ear disorders. It can also detect or diagnose spinal cord injuries, joint disorders, bone infections or tumours and athletic or traumatic injuries.

Why choose an MRI scan over other diagnostic tests?

If you’re not familiar with MRI scans, they can detect many abnormalities that other diagnostics like CT scans, ultrasound, and x-rays cannot. Unlike CT scans or x-rays, MRI scans expose you to no radiation.

Why visit False Creek Healthcare Centre for your MRI scan?

False Creek Healthcare Centre in Vancouver uses a GE Signa HDxt 3.0T MRI scanner, which is twice the field strength of the more common 1.5T MRI system. It’s a high-performance, clinically-proven scanner that produces images faster and with greater detail.

False Creek Healthcare Centre is also the only private facility in Canada that offers MRI with Sedation (general anesthetic) for claustrophobic patients or those with difficulty keeping still.

● Expedited service/No wait times
● State-of-the-art high-resolution scanner
● Double the magnetic field of the 1.5 Tesla MRI
● Greater diagnostic certainty
● Ability to detect diseases that can’t be seen with 1.5T
● No radiation exposure
● On-site physician and nursing staff administer contrast solution

If you want to learn more about MRI scans, click here.

If you have any questions or would like to book a consultation, contact False Creek Healthcare Centre today.

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