MIR breast imaging radiologists are using a new system that will help some women avoid a trip to the operating room for a surgical biopsy. That’s because the new biopsy system, called Affirm™ by Hologic, uses the same technology used in 3D mammography. It also allows the patient to be seated during her biopsy.
Bothered by unexplained back or spine pain? Arm or leg numb? A myelogram can help uncover the cause.
All imaging exams should be conducted on a medical need-to-know, especially during pregnancy, says an MIR radiologist.
People with Marfan Syndrome are typically very tall. But there’s more to this condition than stature alone. Marfan patients have an increased risk of developing cardiac problems, and they need lifelong imaging to monitor their heart and blood vessels.
Are you a woman covered by Cigna (health insurance)? Cigna now covers 3D mammograms for routine breast cancer screening.
It’s not your grandfather’s MRI.Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) coupled with ultrasound is making prostate biopsies more accurate.
Squeezing a breast between two pieces of plexiglass for a mammogram is not comfortable, so why is it still done given that technology has become more sensitive? Find out.
You’ve seen them — mostly older women with painfully bent-over postures. But it’s not age that causes this contortion; it’s spine fractures brought on by osteoporosis.
Women with painful fibroids may benefit from a non-surgical procedure called a uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), and no one performs more of them in Missouri than Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.
MIR researchers are imaging kids’ brains with a new technology they hope will help them better understand autism and basic brain development in children.