Serving Central Texas with 1.5T MRI and 3T MRI, including ultra-short open-bore options

ARA has the right MRI unit to care for you. You can count on ARA to provide the wide variety of MRI services you may need, including open-bore accommodations for larger patients and patients with claustrophobia. Our highly-trained and experienced radiologist physicians will help your doctor choose the type of MRI needed for your best diagnosis and comfort.

1.5 Tesla ultra short, open-bore MRI
ARA can accommodate special needs patients with claustrophobia, respiratory issues, obesity and medical equipment dependency.

• 3 units in the Central Texas area.
• Open-bore width of 70 cm.
• Maximum weight of 550 lbs.
• Short-bore depth of 125 cm, allowing head and neck to remain outside the unit in 60% of exams. Ideal for claustrophobic patients.
• Ideal for claustrophobic patients.
• Ideal for larger patients.

3 Tesla open-bore MRI
These are powerful, open-bore scanners that are especially useful in selected kinds of scans of the musculoskeletal system, brain, prostate and breast.

• 5 units available in Central Texas.
• Open-bore width of 70 cm.
• Maximum weight range of 550 lbs.
• Bore depth of 173 cm.
• Average scan time is quicker which aids claustrophobic patients.
• Ideal for claustrophobic patients.
• Ideal for larger patients.

1.5 Tesla MRI
Depending on the study you need, 1.5T MRI is often the ideal choice, providing exceptional resolution.

• Standard MRI used on majority of exams.
• 13 units available in Central Texas.
• Bore width of 60 cm.
• Maximum weight range of 350-440 lbs
• Bore depth of 160-173 cm.