Category: Brain

Open Upright MRI of the brain This examination of an 85 year old male patient demonstrated multiple cerebral metastases surrounded by a moderate amount of cerebral oedema. He was scanned at Medserena Upright MRI Centre as he was severely claustrophobic and had previously failed to complete a scan in a “conventional” closed tunnel scanner. Medserena […]


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We are the only Upright MRI facility in Europe to offer this important imaging technique which is useful in the evaluation of CSF flow in patients with abnormal CSF flow dynamics. It is of use in the management of patients with Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, hydrocephalus, aquaduct stenosis  and following whiplash injury. The advantage of the […]


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This patient being investigated to find a cause for their claustrophobia was imaged sitting in our upright MRI scanner. This section shows normal 8th (Hearing) nerves and semi-circular canals as well as showing the normal air sinuses around the nose. An arachnoid cyst is also demonstrated, which is not clinically significant.


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Most of the brain scans performed at Medserena Upright MRI Centre are for patients with claustrophobia who are unable to complete an examination in a conventional tunnel or bore scanner. Fortunately, because of the unique transverse magnetic field employed by the Upright scanner high quality images of the brain, similar to those made at 1.5T, […]


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