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.
A new imaging exam available at MIR is helping to uncover the cause of long-standing, but undiagnosed, chest pain.
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.