FIRST "STAND-UP" MRI OPENS IN PALM HARBOR, FL
FL. - January 3, 2002 - Rose Radiology Centers, Inc. (RRC) announced
the opening of the 1st "STAND-UP", high field, Open MRI
available in Florida. This new weight bearing MRI is available
at their newest center, The Imaging Center at Boot Ranch in Palm
This is the second facility
for Rose Radiology Centers, Inc. Their first center is East Pasco
Open MRI & Diagnostic Center located in Zephyrhills, FL. RRC
is owned and operated by Manuel S. Rose, M.D., FACR, who is Board Certified
in Diagnostic Radiology. RRC is built upon the principle of physicians
managing patient care.
Dr. Rose said "We
are extremely excited about providing the Tampa Bay area with access
to the latest in OPEN MRI technology. This OPEN MRI will finally
allow physicians to secure MRI images of patients in their position
of symptoms or pain. Our center will provide not only MRI, but Spiral
CT scans, ultrasound, x-ray, and interventional pain management
to patients throughout this area."
Patients can be scanned
in a multitude of positions, including standing, sitting, flexion,
rotation, lateral, and recumbent positions. Unusual
patient positions that are difficult or impossible on conventional
recumbent scanners are routine on this new system from FONAR Corporation.
This new multi-positional MRI is the only "high field"
Open MRI in the Tampa Bay area.