The benefits of medical imaging are abundant. Medical imaging can help us diagnose an illness without invasive, uncomfortable procedures. However, there are some innate risks associated with medical imaging, namely exposure to radiation. As a parent, the risk of radiation may pose aversion. You probably want to know the steps your radiologist will take to ensure your child has a safe, positive experience. Here are some ways radiologists work to improve the safety of children and radiology.
If you have been experiencing chest pain or other symptoms that could be linked to a serious heart issue, your doctor or radiologist may suggest an imaging test called a coronary computerized tomography angiogram to be able to see inside for a better look at your arteries. Below, we discuss the ins and outs of a Coronary CT angiogram (CCTA) including what it is, how it works, how you can prepare, and the benefits of this imaging procedure.
A computerized tomography (CT) coronary angiogram is an imaging procedure that checks your arteries, which […]
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, all the things you need to do in addition to fighting for your life can seem overwhelming. You likely have no clue where to start with finding resources for support or education and information during your treatment. In this article, we will share 5 great resources to help your daily life seem more manageable while battling cancer.
When you’re diagnosed with cancer, the best thing you can do is to find a medical team you can literally trust with your life. They are your best resource for […]
If you’ve been referred by your physician to receive a stereotactic breast biopsy, you may have some questions. You may be wondering why you’ve been recommended to receive one, how they work, how you can prepare, and what to expect the day of your breast biopsy. In this article, we will answer these questions and more to help you understand and prepare for your stereotactic breast biopsy.
In short, a stereotactic breast biopsy is a non-surgical method of assessing a breast abnormality, usually when small accumulations of calcium called calcifications are […]