As the COVID-19 pandemic is becoming a larger issue in the New York City Area, we hope that you are safe and taking care of your health. Our greatest concern at this time is the safety and wellbeing of our patients. That being said, we feel that it is necessary to remain open and help serve our community. We want to reassure you that we are taking the highest precautions to keep all our facilities clean and sanitary.
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.
People get MRI scans all of the time, but going in for an MRI while pregnant may have women worried about the impact it can have on their baby. As an expecting mother, one may feel uneasy thinking about the potential anxiety that comes with being in a confined space, as well as the potential ramifications that undergoing an imaging procedure may have on their unborn child. In this article, we are answering the question that so many soon-to-be moms have: “Is it safe to get an MRI during pregnancy?”
If you have just received one of many diagnostic tests to identify disease, injury, or ailment, chances are you are waiting anxiously for the radiology report. One of the most common queries radiology patients have is “how long will it take to receive the all-important test results?” Below, we will discuss some routine imaging procedures and how long you can expect to be awaiting important results.
Mammograms are used to diagnose breast cancer. This test is a woman’s strongest defense for early detection. Mammograms are recommended after the […]
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, which calls attention to different types of brain injuries, symptoms they may present, and how they are diagnosed. The theme for this year’s Brain Injury Awareness Month is “Change Your Mind” to de-stigmatize brain injury. Below, we will discuss the different tests available to diagnose various types of traumatic brain injury.
What is a traumatic brain injury?
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is characterized by unexpected damage to the brain caused by a blow or trauma to the head. TBI can be caused by a variety […]
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.
Mammograms are the best mode of identifying breast cancer. By detecting a tumor before it produces symptoms, women are given a better chance to fight it at an earlier stage before it has progressed. One of the most common questions women ask prior to undergoing a mammogram is: “are mammograms painful?” In this article, we will discuss how mammograms work and answer the burning question about whether they hurt or not.
What is a mammogram?
A mammogram is the best imaging tool […]
X-rays are a valuable method of diagnosing or identifying issues as a result of injury or illness. However, these imaging scans expose people to a small dose of ionizing radiation. While this small amount of exposure is safe once in a while, prolonged subjection to ionizing radiation can cause health problems. For many, this raises questions about the dangers of having multiple X-ray procedures. Below, we will discuss how many X-rays are safe to have in one year.
What is an X-ray?
An X-ray is a form of radiant energy that produces […]
When it comes to choosing an imaging center you have options, but not all are created equal. Whether you need diagnostic imaging, women’s imaging, or pediatric imaging, where you choose to have your images taken and interpreted is important.
We would love for you to automatically choose Rosetta Radiology for all of your imaging needs, but in case you need some reasons to be convinced, here are three compelling reasons to choose Rosetta Radiology! […]
If your doctor has suggested you receive a CT scan, you might be wondering the reason for your CT scan recommendation. Most people may also be curious about what a CT scan is used for that an X-ray isn’t and what procedures CT scans are used to specifically diagnose or treat. In this article, we will discuss five important reasons your doctor may suggest you receive a CT scan.
A computed tomography (also called CT or CAT) scan allows doctors to see inside […]