MRI Technology has improved tremendously in the recent years. Today the new GOLD STANDARD for MRI is the 3T or 3-Tesla MRI scanner.
3T MRI is the absolute strongest, sharpest and BEST technology available for MRI imaging of any anatomy available today.
There is nothing that can be done on Open Architecture scanners and 1.5T scanners that can’t be done BETTER on 3T.
In fact there are now many specialty sequences and imaging that can be performed at 3T that can’t even be accomplished on the older Open and 1.5