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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Radiology is one of the most important fields of medicine. Since its inception, the field of radiology has expanded to become more innovative and cutting edge. In this article, we will look into three famous radiologists whose contributions have had a long-lasting impact on the history of radiology.
Striking statistics show that even though lung cancer is the biggest killer in America, lung cancer screenings are critically low. Especially for high-risk smokers, CT scans are vital when monitoring lung health and screening for cancer. If you are someone you know may be at risk for this deadly cancer, keep reading to increase awareness about lung cancer and how we can fight it.
It can be confusing sorting through all of the information surrounding various diagnostic imaging scans. Learning what the tests are, how they are performed, and what their function is can be a dizzying experience, let alone trying to figure out a fair price for each scan. Thankfully, there is a rhyme and reason to the pricing of these scans. The sophistication of the test and the area where it is used will usually determine the cost. We are here to inform you about how you can determine a fair price and why they vary.
When people think of X-rays, they initially think about bones. But when you take a closer look into this diagnostic imaging scan, there is a lot more to it than meets the eye. X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation that takes internal images of the body by using a broad range of wavelength frequencies. Here’s some facts you probably didn’t know about x-rays that might even surprise you.
Diagnostic imaging scans can seem intimidating and confusing to people, especially when a doctor recommends a scan to diagnose a health concern. We understand your concerns and are here to clear up the difference between two of the most popular scans recommended by doctors, CT scans and MRI’s.
Having to undergo a diagnostic imaging scan can pose various questions. We are here to provide the answers to all our patients concerns to help them feel comfortable before their procedure and aware of the scan they are undergoing.