A world-class diagnostic imaging and research facility

providing private scanning to the public

with the most powerful MRI in the region.

Click the link below to get your booking started!

Book your scan on Alberta's most powerful private MRI

Common scans

 

  • Brachial Plexus

  • Humerus

  • Elbow

  • Forearm

  • Wrist

  • Hand

  • Fingers

  • Abdomen

3T MRI excels in diagnosis of:

 

  • Sources of back pain

  • Bone and joint pain

  • Tendonitis

  • Strokes 

  • Tumors of the brain

  • Diagnosis of cancer

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Invest in your health

 

Cost:   $690 starting rate for single body part*

                50% reduction for one additional area**

                $225 contrast (if required)    What is contrast? 

                 

*   Prices depend on the procedure required -                    contact us for more info

** During same appointment

 

Some health benefit plans offer MRI reimbursement or health spending accounts - check your plan to see if you qualify for reimbursement.

 

Contact us at:

1-844-425-5267

Please note that we will be closed

Dec 24, 2018, through Jan 1, 2019.  Happy holidays!

Appointments

 

  • Approximately 30 minutes in length

  • Available to adults and children 8 years and older. 

  • Copy of images and interpretation report*

            *  Images available same day but report is sent separately

 

Patient Preparation

 

  Click here for patient examination instructions    

 

 

MRI Safety

 

With great power comes great responsibility!

 

Maximum capacity

                250 kg / 550 lbs

                70 cm / 28 inch large bore 

  Click here to read MORE about the BORE   

 

 

 

MRI machines use powerful magnetic fields and may cause a health hazard or other problem in those who have:

  • traditional pacemakers

  • defibrilators

  • cochlear implants

  • implanted drug infusion pumps

  • neurostimulators

  • metal foreign bodies in the eye

  • body piercings which cannot be removed

  • certain types of tattoos

 

 

We carefully screen all patients to ensure you will qualify for an MRI procedure.  Click the link below to read more about your fitness for an MRI procedure.

MRI SPECIFICATIONS

 

MAGNETOM Skyra: Tim+Dot System offering leading magnet and gradient technology.

 

Overview of Technical Details:

Field strength                             3 Tesla

Bore size                                     70 cm Open Bore design

System length                            173 cm

System weight (in operation)   5,768 kg

RF Technology                            Tim [102x8]1, [102x18], [102x32]

Gradient strength                      VQ-engine (45 mT/m @ 200 T/m/s)

Helium consumption                Zero Helium boil-off technology

 

Siemens' unique technologies:                     

  • Tim: Tim integrated coil technology changed MRI forever. With excellent image quality and fast acquisition speed, the proven technology is now in nearly 8,000 installations. Whole-body coverage means no repositioning for multiple exams and more exams per day.
     

  • Dot: The next movement in MRI. This comprehensive MRI workflow solution helps take the complexity out of MRI scanning. Benefit from a customizable framework for patient personalization, step-by-step user guidance, and exam automation.
     

  • TrueForm Magnet and Gradient design: Enables imaging of large volumes with Open Bore and short magnet design without compromising spatial resolution or speed.
     

  • TimTX TrueForm: Includes innovative techniques in the RF excitation hardware as well as new application and processing features enabling uniform RF distribution in all body regions. 

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Tel: 1-844-425-5267

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