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By popular request I have included some pictures of an MRI scanner and various exam positions.  The featured scanner is a Siemens Espree wide bore 1.5 Tesla scanner.  Most MRI machines are not this spacious.  If you are claustrophobic you will do well to search your local area for a scanner like this.  Most manufacturers now make a wide bore model but few make the bore (tunnel) as short as Siemens does.  This particular unit is on a mobile truck and travels between several facilities. 

Also: I am the test subject pictured in all of the images.  For reference I am 6 feet tall and weigh 185 pounds.

Siemens Espree Wide Bore MRI - Front View


Click the links below to view pictures of different types of MRI's:

Brain MRI

Cervial spine MRI

Lumbar spine MRI




*Special thanks to photographer Doug Sharp