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All About PET Scans

All About PET Scans

by Shearly (SU)
Technological advances in medicine have given rise to a bewildering array of advanced nuclear medicine tests and diagnostic imaging systems. From PET scans to MRI’s, CT scans to ultrasounds, many patients are confused as to what makes one test different from another. At Independent Imaging, we understand that medical imaging can be a confusing topic. We also believe that a well-informed patient, is a happier healthier one, too. That’s why we created this helpful guide that is all about PET scans.

Study Utilizes Digital Imaging to Show Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Study Utilizes Digital Imaging to Show Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

by ih-ini admin
A study done with CCTA to show the association between light/moderate alcohol use and CAD shows no adverse (or positive) effects on the heart of light alcohol consumption.

Early Alzheimer’s Detection With Digital Imaging

Early Alzheimer’s Detection With Digital Imaging

by ih-ini admin
Experts believe that Alzheimer’s is a disease that begins many years before symptoms like memory loss and personality changes become apparent – so earlier detection is key to slowing progression of the disease. MRI and PET scans can help detect memory-related diseases and disorders even sooner.

PET Scan ‘Marker’ – New Way to Track ALS

PET Scan ‘Marker’ – New Way to Track ALS

by ih-ini admin
The progression of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is about to get a whole lot easier to track, thanks to a new marker substance developed by researchers in Zurich, Switzerland.

CT Scans Determinants of Blunt Trauma

CT Scans Determinants of Blunt Trauma

by ih-ini admin
If you’ve been injured in a car, sports, or any other type of accident, a CT scan may provide life-saving information about exactly what’s going on inside your body.

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.

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