OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center

Alton, Illinois

High Definition MRI

OSF Saint Anthony's advanced Signa HD MRI technology delivers highly detailed images of the human body with increased speed, better resolution and unique applications. While offering shorter exams and great comfort for patients, this MRI technology provides higher diagnostic confidence for doctors.

OSF Saint Anthony’s Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging Services has earned accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for MRI, CT and Mammography technology.

Providing a Better Patient Experience

Some individuals have special needs when undergoing MRI testing, like claustrophobia and anxiety. With the new technology, images and diagnose can be easily obtained, while providing a better experience for the patient. An additional feature of the Signa HDxt MR system is the ability to do dual breast scanning —  image both breasts simultaneously, and provide MRI breast biopsy.

MRI exams are used when people are ill or injured, or when a physician suspects a medical problem that is not easily detectable from a conventional physical examination. The GE Signa HDxt MR system non-invasively assists physicians in a variety of anatomical areas, such as the head, abdomen and chest, and including imaging of the vascular system and major organs.

Additional Imaging Services

As a full service acute care health system,OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center offers a variety of medical imaging services. Used to determine the location and specific type of different diseases, medical imaging services are also utilized in OSF Saint Anthony’s Pain Management Center. The experienced technologists working in the imaging areas at OSF Saint Anthony’s are dedicated to giving exceptional patient care every day, working closely with a team of board certified radiologists.