The answer is simple: one of the most common areas on the body to be examined through an ultrasound scan is the abdomen. Depending on the internal structure that is to be scanned, the bladder may need to be full for better visualization. This is because of the nature of sound waves and the way they ... [Read More]
What is Nuclear Medicine? Is It Safe?
If your doctor has ordered a nuclear medicine test for you, you may be saying to yourself, “What is a nuclear medicine test anyway?” It almost sounds like something ominous and scary, and understandably so. The most common connotation of nuclear is often in reference to scary missiles or potentially ... [Read More]