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Standup vs Open vs Closed MRI Machines

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging procedure that uses magnetism, radio frequencies, and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body. It’s important to note that MRIs do not use radiation, unlike CT scans or X-Rays. MRI machines come in 3 main configurations: 1) Read more…

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Imaging Centers

What is a Mammogram?

A mammogram is a Breast X-ray used to assist in detecting cancer.  Mammograms are recommended annually for women 40 old older. Additionally, the CDC explains mammograms are useful in detecting breast cancer years before the cancer is felt. Patients will stand in front of a special X-ray machine. The breast Read more…

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Referrals for MRI in California

Referrals for MRIs in California Doctors continue to refer patients for MRI, CT, and Ultrasound scans to assist in the treatment of various conditions. ¬†While these medical scans work great in pinpointing different issues in one’s body, the financial burden of getting an MRI scan is another piece to consider. Read more…

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