Unlike a traditional colonoscopy, a virtual colonoscopy doesn’t involve a scope or require sedation, and allows you to return to your daily activities immediately afterwards.
About five seconds more. That’s how much longer it took Christine Jochim to have her 3D mammogram rather than a standard mammogram. Jochim, now 59, credits those few extra seconds and the breast imaging experts at MIR with finding her cancer early and, ultimately, saving her life.
Although the brain weighs about three pounds, it took five men, a forklift and one large crane to hoist and position the newest piece of equipment that will examine the organ.
If you’re thinking about varicose vein surgery, you should know about endovenous ablation. It’s a minimally-invasive outpatient procedure meant for people whose varicose veins are accompanied by pain, fatigue and/or swelling in their ankles or legs.
Researchers from MIR and the neurosurgery department at Washington University School of Medicine are collaborating with medical device maker Medtronic to build a better navigational system for brain surgery.
Here's what you need to know when your child who needs a CT, MRI or PET scan.
Are you at risk for a deep veint clot (DVT)? Your risk increases with one or more of these symptoms.
Scheduled for an MRI? Here's what you need and want to know.
You’ve heard about them. You may even have had one or more of them. But do you really know the difference between these imaging tests?
Researchers at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University in St. Louis participated in a national study that successfully predicted autism in infants with a family history of the disease.