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.
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! […]
More than 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year; however, this disease can be avoided with the help of vaccinations and regular screenings. Cervical Health Awareness Month is the perfect time to call attention to cervical cancer its causes, treatments, and early detection. In this article, we will discuss common treatment options that are available to women diagnosed with cervical cancer.
If you suspect you are pregnant or know you are currently pregnant, chances are you will undergo a prenatal ultrasound to confirm pregnancy or check on the development of your baby. In this article, we will discuss what a prenatal ultrasound is and share some commonly asked questions about ultrasounds throughout pregnancy.
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.