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MRI at McLeod Seacoast Now Scanning Patients

(4/1/2013) In an effort to continually grow and enhance medical services to the people in Horry County and beyond, McLeod Seacoast is pleased to announce the new GE MRI is now being used to conduct patient testing.

 McLeod Seacoast is currently the only facility in the Coastal Carolinas to have this revolutionary new machine. It offers patients more space for utmost comfort, including a cushion designed to alleviate pressure points. The comfortable, flexible cushion coils follow body contours while facilitating high resolution imaging of the entire body.  

"We are excited to now be seeing patients and performing scans with our new MRI. It is the latest and greatest that GE has to offer.  Patients of all sizes can be better accommodated, and patients who are plagued with claustrophobia will be more at ease in the spacious unit", said Reginald Cooks, Director of Radiology at McLeod Loris Seacoast. "We are now able to perform procedures at McLeod Seacoast, such as imaging of the abdomen and blood vessels that was previously only available at McLeod Loris."

To learn more about the new MRI, contact the Public Information office at McLeod Seacoast at 843-390-8325 or talk to your doctor.

About McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast                                         

McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast provide care for residents of northern Horry and southern Brunswick and Columbus counties. Founded in 1950, McLeod Loris is a fully-accredited acute care facility with 105 licensed beds.  McLeod Seacoast opened in 2000 as an outpatient facility.  In July 2011, McLeod Seacoast began providing inpatient care as a 50-bed hospital. On January 9, 2012, both facilities became part of the McLeod family of quality healthcare facilities.  Other facilities located in Horry County affiliated with McLeod Health are Loris Extended Care Center and the Center for Health and Fitness.

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