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Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital adds wide-bore MRI machine
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Dolores Rovai can get a little claustrophobic, so she usually goes to San Francisco for an MRI scan.

That’s where the Healdsburg resident can find state-of-the-art MRI devices with “tunnels” that are wider, shorter and, ultimately, much easier on the psyche.

Last week, however, Rovai drove only a few miles to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital’s new MRI center, which now features a $3 million wide-bore scanner that for the moment is the hottest such device in the area.