CT Scan

Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center (SWDIC) offers CT (CAT) Scans. We just invested in the state of the art GE Revolution Low Dose/High Def CT Scan technology.

CT / MRI Center in Dallas Tx

Should You Be Worried About Radiation in a CT Scan?

Going in for a CT scan can cause a lot of anxiety. You’re already concerned about the outcome, and then you begin to think about the potential risks associated with the test itself. While it’s always best to consult with Southwest Diagnostic Imaging CenterĀ about any concerns you may have, here are a few things you should know about radiation and CT scans.  » Read more about: Should You Be Worried About Radiation in a CT Scan?  »


8 Reasons You May Need a CT or CAT Scan

Computerized Tomography imaging, also known as a CT or CAT scan, is an invaluable tool physicians use to visualize the inside of every part of our bodies.  » Read more about: 8 Reasons You May Need a CT or CAT Scan  »


What Is the Difference Between a CT Scan and MRI?

A CT scan and MRI are both non invasive and low risk tools used by doctors to diagnose specific conditions. They both produce images of the inside of our body, but what are the differences between a CT scan and MRI, and when are they used?  » Read more about: What Is the Difference Between a CT Scan and MRI?  »


Benefits of Low-Dose CT Scan in Dallas TX

A computerized tomography (CT) scan combines X-ray images taken from different angles and uses computer processing to create cross-sectional images of the bones, blood vessels and soft tissues inside your body.  » Read more about: Benefits of Low-Dose CT Scan in Dallas TX  »


High Def/Low Dose CT Scans at SWDIC

Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center has recently acquired three Revolution, High Def/Low Dose CT systems from GE Healthcare.  » Read more about: High Def/Low Dose CT Scans at SWDIC  »


CT Scan vs. MRI – Which is Better?

A lot of people question the difference between an MRI and a CT Scan. Which is better? Why should I have one instead of the other? These questions are common and it’s important to know why you are getting either a CT scan or an MRI.  » Read more about: CT Scan vs. MRI – Which is Better?  »


What to Know About Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease causes a substance called plaque to build up inside the arteries of your body, restricting blood flow and putting you at risk for a future heart attack. This type of heart disease is the most common form of heart disease in the United States, accounting for nearly 400,000 deaths annually. Coronary artery disease can be diagnosed using coronary CT Angiography, a medical imaging technique that evaluates the flow of blood through your veins to look for areas of concern.  » Read more about: What to Know About Coronary Artery Disease  »