Thursday, February 18, 2016
Magnetic resonance imaging, known as an MRI, is a procedure that uses pulses of radio waves allowing physicians to take pictures of structures and organs in a patient’s body. Magnetic resonance imaging offers a closer look at a patient’s body that is not visible through other imaging technologies, such as X-rays.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Numerous medical advances now allow doctors to detect the early stages of illnesses before they get worse, including cancer, with the introduction of the PET scan. A PET scan uses Positron Emission Tomography (PET) to detect whether there are any cancerous tumors in the body.