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Breast MRI – new service at Kona Community Hospital

Breast MRI – new service at Kona Community Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Hospital’s new state-of-the-art Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine now features the relatively new technique of breast imaging. Although proven effective in multiple recent clinical trials, it is new to KCH, and has not previously been performed in Kona. The procedure is safe, accurate, and cost-effective, costing about the same amount as […]

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Kona Community Hospital has installed the region’s first Open Bore, 1.5 Tesla, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that combines a larger bore, or opening, for obese and claustrophobic patients with the ability to capture high-field quality diagnostic images.  It is identified as the best on the neighbor islands and is the same premier machine as in Queens Medical Center located on Oahu.

Neighbor Islands first Open Bore MRI at Kona Community Hospital

Kona Community Hospital has installed the region’s first Open Bore, 1.5 Tesla, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that combines a larger bore, or opening, for obese and claustrophobic patients with the ability to capture high-field quality diagnostic images. It is identified as the best on the neighbor islands and is the same premier machine as […]

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