How Imaging Centers Reduce Radiation Exposure in CT Scans

How Imaging Centers Reduce Radiation Exposure in CT Scans

Computed tomography procedures, or CT scans, allow doctors to quickly diagnose serious conditions, from heart disease to kidney stones. The CT scanner is indisputably a life-saving technology. However, CT scans do expose patients to some dose of ionizing radiation, which can increase the risk of cancer on repeated exposure. Luckily, radiologists have come up with […]

Quick MRI Scans and Image Quality: Time Matters

Quick MRI Scans and Image Quality: Time Matters

Given the choice, most patients would prefer a quick MRI scan with high-quality results. Who has the time to spend all day in a scanner bore? Of course, a full-body scan will take longer than an MRI of the wrist, but generally, shorter is better in terms of patient comfort. In fact, patients who spend […]