Mammograms are the most popular women's imaging scan, but certain factors may infer that another imaging scan may be best. For women that are at higher risk or with dense breasts, alternative women's imaging methods like ultrasound has proven to be best according to various studies. Let's take a closer look at why ultrasound is often best when screening dense breasts.
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.
If it just took you 5 times to read that word correctly, you're not alone. Under our diagnostic imaging section, you'll see that "hysterosalpingogram" is a specialty procedure that we offer. Sounds super fancy, right?
We’ve posted health articles before, but here are some more simple, but unorthodox, suggestions to stay as happy and healthy as possible.
We love our relationships with the offices nearby and this week, we wanted to feature one of them! If you are looking for an OBGYN on the beautiful Upper East Side, we recommend Elliston and NG, MD LLC. Their office is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. Like we do, they practice women’s health concerns, such as minimally invasive surgeries, to labor management, to fibroids and cysts, to menstrual problems and even family planning. .
You can contact the office by calling 917-397-2268, emailing email@example.com, or visiting their office at 1050 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 (found between […]
During the month of October, many women find themselves asking this question…and no, it’s not to their husbands! Breast density is rated on a 1-4 scale (4 being the most dense) “using the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) of the American College of Radiology,” and out of all women, about half fall into categories 3 and 4.
What makes dense breasts dense?
Remember breasts are not just for catching the attention of the cute guy across the bar or to drain your wallet with expensive bras; they’re glands, and their primary use is to produce milk.
The fibro-glandular tissue surrounding the milk-producing […]
Dr. Osher is a fantastic internist and cardiologist in the area.
She attended training at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center and the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. She also trained at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and helped with medical research at Yale University School of Medicine.
She was also president of Columbus Medical Association and focused on preventative health and cardiac evaluations (which includes stress testing, Holter monitoring, and echocardiography).
She even founded the Women’s Medical Practice, P.C., “a medical practice specializing in the health care of […]
“The California law mandates written notification to women, after screening mammography, of their tissue density and the need to discuss screening options with their primary care physicians.” When about 50% of women who have a screening have dense breasts, it’s certainly important to understand how that affects the results of that screening.
Most women respond with: “What do I do now?” or “Does this mean that I am likely to get breast cancer?” The answers, respectively, are: talk with your doctor, and no. The whole idea behind offering patients this information is to start the discussion to create an individualized plan […]
This week, we want to shine a spotlight on our friends at Garden OB/GYN in Manhattan. Their Manhattan office is located at: 220 East 63rd Street New York, NY 10065
As we welcome November, it’s important to remember that Breast Cancer Awareness Month should be every month.
Even two girls, ages 12 and 13, understood the importance of breast cancer awareness when they challenged the school’s band on the, now popular, I (heart) Boobies! bracelets.
The case was taken all the way to the Supreme Court, who agreed that the bracelets weren’t disruptive but supportive.
Get a mammogram or breast MRI to keep yourself informed, […]