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Superconducting Coils Make MRI Clearer

Superconducting Coils Make MRI Clearer

by ih-ini admin
We’re excited about the new MRI technology that will make images clearer and significantly reduce the time it takes for imaging.

Myth Debunked: Medical X-Rays ARE Safe for Kids

Myth Debunked: Medical X-Rays ARE Safe for Kids

by ih-ini admin
Despite increasing worries over the last several years, recent studies have proven that X-ray exams do not expose children to dangerous levels of radiation. The amount of radiation used in X-ray scans is lower than the amounts of background, environmental radiation that children are exposed to on a regular basis. There’s no need to worry about adverse effects to your child’s health with X-rays.

CT Scans: Are They Beneficial for Alleviating Symptoms of Alzheimer’s?

CT Scans: Are They Beneficial for Alleviating Symptoms of Alzheimer’s?

by ih-ini admin
Have researchers discovered a promising new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease symptoms? One case study suggests CT scans can be effective in repairing some of the damage Alzheimer’s does to the brain, allowing the patient to regain many abilities and memory that were lost. Find out more in our latest blog post.

CT Scans Vs. PET Scans

CT Scans Vs. PET Scans

by ih-ini admin
CT and PET scans are both widely used radiological procedures, but they are very different in terms of how the actual imaging is done. Learn more about differences in cost, length of procedure, and what each test is able to measure.

Benefits of Digital Mammography

Benefits of Digital Mammography

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Digital mammograms are faster and more accurate than traditional imaging. Learn more about the many benefits of this useful tool in breast cancer detection.

Open MRI vs Closed MRI: What is the Difference and Which One is Best Suited for You?

Open MRI vs Closed MRI: What is the Difference and Which One is Best Suited for You?

by Shearly (SU)
So you’re having a medical problem and your doctor has ordered an MRI. Your immediate reaction is one of reluctance and anxiety. MRI’s are often necessary, but they are not fun. So what are your options? The good news is that having an MRI today doesn’t have to be that bad. In addition to traditional closed machines, there are now larger “wide bore” machines and even open MRI’s. Depending on your unique situation, there may be alternatives.

Hospital vs Freestanding Imaging Facility: Choosing Wisely

Hospital vs Freestanding Imaging Facility: Choosing Wisely

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When it comes to selecting a facility to have diagnostic imaging needs met, patients often are faced with the decision between the hospital and a freestanding, outpatient imaging center.

Independent Imaging redesigns website and adds a blog!

Independent Imaging redesigns website and adds a blog!

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Announcing the Independent Imaging blog, dedicated to the latest stories about our practice, our community, and the field of radiology.

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