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MRI vs. CT Scan: Which will your doctor prescribe?

When it comes to your doctor deciding on an MRI vs. CT Scan, it will be based on your medical condition and what your doctor needs to know in order to make a diagnosis or prescribe treatment.

What is an MRI?

An MRI is done by using a powerful magnetic field combined with radio waves that allow a computer to produce images of the inside of the body.

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The Innovation of 3D Mammograms – Interview with Dr. Talukdar

If it’s 3D, it ought to be better. That might be the idea you’ve gotten from all the buzz around 3D Mammograms, and you’re not wrong. But why? Why is 3D Mammography such a big innovation in women’s imaging? We interviewed Dr. Roni Talukdar, Medical Director for the Imaging Center for Women and a radiologist with Radiology Associates of Fredericksburg,

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What is an Open MRI Machine?

New technology has brought about a new MRI machine — the aptly named open MRI machine.

Meet the Open MRI Machine

When imaging requires precise patient positioning, the open MRI machine is ideal, allowing critical body parts to be scanned more easily and efficiently and with less discomfort to the patient.

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3D Mammography Now Available at Lee’s Hill

FREDERICKSBURG, VA – June 1, 2017 –  In conjunction with its radiology partners, Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg, Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce that it is expanding the availability of 3D mammograms in our region to make this powerful detection tool available to more women. New 3D Mammography equipment has now been been installed at Lee’s Hill.

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Women’s Imaging Center Planned in North Stafford

Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg, LLC plans to launch the Imaging Center for Women at North Stafford this summer.

The new center will be adjacent to the imaging group’s Medical Imaging Center of North Stafford, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary of providing advanced imaging services to northern Stafford and southern Prince William counties.

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5 Essential Women’s Imaging Services

Women’s imaging services exist to help women own their health. From screening services to interventional procedures, these five services help you stay healthy and take control of your health.

1. A Mammogram: Possibly the Best-Known Women’s Imaging Service

When we think of women’s imaging, we most often think of mammograms.

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How A Bone Density Scan Can Change Your Life

A bone density scan makes all the difference in preventing complications due to osteoporosis. It’s the only scan that can detect osteoporosis before a break or fracture occurs. This allows doctors to treat osteoporosis in a way that could prevent a fracture.

When You Need A Bone Density Scan

Risk factors for osteoporosis include,

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What is a Diagnostic Imaging Center?

Diagnostic imaging is the term used to describe all the different ways that physicians are able to look inside your body. A diagnostic imaging center has equipment and trained specialists to perform those tests. A doctor is then able to take the results from the diagnostic tests and draw conclusions from them.

Screening is used by healthy people to look for potential problems.

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