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.
No one is ever really prepared to hear the words “you have cancer”. But, thanks to the advancements in technology, cancer patients have more treatment options available than ever. A highly effective solution commonly used is radiation oncology. One of the specialists that is there to help each cancer patient along the way is a radiation oncologist. Read on to learn more about what radiation oncology is and what an oncologist does throughout the radiation therapy process.
Radiation oncology, or radiation therapy, is a medical specialty […]
This year, National Women’s Health Week 2020 is celebrated during the week of May 10 to May 16. We invite you to join us throughout Women’s Health Week 2020 as we bring attention to the importance of health among mothers, daughters, sisters, girlfriends, etc. At Rosetta, we want to encourage women and girls to make their health a top priority. So, we are sharing four impactful ways that you can get involved in this important week for both women and girls.
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.
Pet scans are a key tool that radiologists use to diagnose a variety of conditions. Many people are familiar with the PET scan process, but what they might not know is PET scan prep is a vital step to a successful exam. Let’s discuss what a PET scan is, what it is used for, and how to prepare for a PET scan.
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.
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?”
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.