If you are suffering from the urinary tract or kidney problems, your doctor may suggest an intravenous pyelogram. But what is an IVP? This imaging test may be intimidating because of the dyes and x-rays involved, but we are here to assure you that this test is nothing to worry about.
Men’s Health observance days aim to raise awareness about health problems that commonly affect men and boys, and to promote the early detection of these diseases by way of regular screenings. If you would like to learn what you can do to participate, here are 3 easy ways you can get involved this June.
An IVP, or intravenous pyelogram, is an x-ray test that provides pictures of the kidneys, urethra, bladder, and ureters. An IVP can measure the size, shape, and position of the urinary tract and evaluate what is collected inside the kidneys. During this test, a dye called contrast material is injected inside the arm and then multiple x-rays are taken at different intervals.
When deciding on center for your imaging procedure, many factors may come into play when deciding which is best for you. Type procedure, location, and affordability are all important factors when deciding on a center for your scan. Another important consideration applies to your radiologist.
As a full-service radiology center, reliability and accessibility mean a lot to us. So much so, that we offer 3 different branches of care to meet all of our patient’s radiology needs including Diagnostic Imaging, Women’s Imaging, and Radiation Oncology.
Aside from giving birth, a highlight of any mother’s pregnancy is seeing her child for the first time through a baby ultrasound. In addition to playing a huge emotional role during pregnancy, these imaging tests are important for medical reasons, such as tracking a child’s development and ensuring that both the baby and the mother remain in good health.
As one of the most common bone diagnostic imaging scans, an x-ray is simply a form of radiation which uses electromagnetic waves to create pictures of the inside of your body. While it is most commonly used to determine a broken bone, in these six instances radiologists found more than bones. These six x-ray images, show radiology humor and are only considered to be that because of the strange items that ended up inside of people.
While mammograms are necessary to staying proactive, we understand they can be an intimidating and often uncomfortable scan. Whether it's the actual procedure or waiting for results from your radiologists, mammograms can bring about anxiety in any patient. Here are a few tips from our team at Rosetta Radiology on how to stay calm during a mammogram.
For cancer patients, treatment options are usually limited to choosing between radiation therapy and homeopathic treatment. Most patients are hesitant to choose radiation therapy because of the potential dangers radiation exposure pose. But does radiation therapy actually work?
When a doctor recommends an MRI scan, the first question you'll need to ask yourself is where you want to get your imaging procedure done- a hospital or an outpatient imaging center. Where you decide to go for your procedure is an important decision and can vary from patient to patient. When it comes to an imaging center, we want you to feel as comfortable as possible, but we know it may not be the right decision in your effort to heal. There are various benefits to each so we are here to provide you with the tools to make the best decision.