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Evaluating Chronic Venous Insufficiency

We routinely thank the heart for the work it does pumping blood into organs and tissues. What we don’t often consider is how blood vessels help the heart in its vital functions. After the onset of the circulatory cycle, the phase in which blood travels from the heart to the lower extremities, there is a… Read More »

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Pediatric MRI: Let’s Talk about Safety

One of the aspects of being a parent is that we naturally want to shield our children from risks, whether they may be necessary or not. An example of what may feel like a necessary risk is a necessity for pediatric MRI, PET scan, CT, or even X-rays. If your child’s pediatrician has suggested any… Read More »

Non-Contrast MRA: Reasons for Use

Diagnostic imaging is not a common topic of discussion, but there are certain terms that are relatively recognizable. Many people have heard of an MRI test, but far fewer have heard of the MRA, or magnetic resonance angiography. MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, creates images of internal structures with the help of powerful radio wave… Read More »

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X-rays in the Digital Age

The use of x-ray technology began just before the 20th Century when Wilhelm Röntgen sought to understand the transference of electrical rays through an induction coil. Sounds like what anyone would do on a Sunday afternoon, right? Perhaps, back in the day, this was quite common. From this initial experiment came the discovery that rays could… Read More »

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Why You May Need a Full Bladder for that Ultrasound

Diagnostic imaging allows doctors to observe internal structures without having to operate on the body. The advances made in imaging have been significant in aiding accurate diagnoses and treatment protocols, which is advantageous for doctors and their patients. At the same time, being the patient who needs a test such as an ultrasound, you may… Read More »

Open and Closed MRI Techniques: Which may be Right for You? | GO Imaging | Houston TX

Need an X-ray? Here’s how They Work.

We normally think of waves as the physical manifestation of the wind on the ocean, making water move up and down, rolling onto the shore. This is a correct perception of waves, but it’s not all there is to know. There are several types of waves that cannot be seen. Ultraviolet rays from the sun,… Read More »

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Imaging Tests for the Prevention and Detection of Colorectal Cancer

Aging adults are encouraged to undergo specific screenings that are designed to observe susceptible body areas for warning signs of potential disease. Because colorectal cancer is the number-two cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, guidelines for screening have been established. Research indicates that early detection and treatment of suspicious polyps and growths is… Read More »

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