MRI first emerged from the laboratory over twenty years ago. At first, field strengths (the power of the magnetic field generated, measured in Tesla units) were on the order of 0.5 Tesla. Nineteen years ago, with the backing of twenty-nine other doctors, Good Samaritan Imaging Westbourne neurosurgeon Set Shahbabian was instrumental in bringing the first MRI scanner to the West Side of Cincinnati -— a 0.5 Tesla unit.

At the time, it was a diagnostic miracle, but field strengths quickly improved to 1.0 and 1.5 Tesla. Today 3.0 Tesla units are becoming available for everyday use. Since image clarity is proportional to field strength, with the latest advances in MRI technology, the medical community will be able to make diagnoses that are more accurate and, quality significant, able to detect patient problems earlier.
Good Samaritan Imaging Westbourne
3285 Westbourne Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45248
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