The revolutionary design of FONAR's Upright™ MRI allows patients to simply walk in and be scanned. The FONAR Upright™ MRI allows scans of the whole body in recumbent position, in oblique position, sitting or standing, even in Trendelenburg position. This results into complete new clinical indications, particulary for the spine and joints, to be imaged in the weight-bearing state. The FONAR Upright™ MRI is the only system that allows to scan patients in flexion, extension, rotation and also lateral bending. The FONAR Upright™ MRI allows as well cinemascopic studies. The principle advantage of scanning in upright positions, even sitting or standing, in opposit to conventional scans performed in recumbent position only, is the possibility to display instabilities of the spine much more effective and in their real dimension. As well degenerative changes especially of the intervertebral disks and variable disk hernations can now be objectified and definitely demonstrated in different positions. So the FONAR Upright™ MRI helps to make surgery more accurate.
- Field intensity: : medium-field
- Options and accessories: : open
- System: : MRI system