MRI

Our board-certified radiologists in Dallas, TX provide a range of radiology services, such as MRI, CT (CAT) Scans, X-rays and more. Here, you can learn more about MRIs from the team here at Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center.

MRI Services for Dallas County

Top Diagnostic Imaging Tests to Use When Dealing with Cancer

Anyone who is having new or unusual symptoms often worries about the possibility of cancer as the cause. In these cases, the very best scenario is an early diagnosis, which is crucial to prevent the spread of cancerous cells and to increase the chances of success after treatment. To accomplish this, Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center uses various imaging tests to both diagnose and monitor the patient during treatment.  » Read more about: Top Diagnostic Imaging Tests to Use When Dealing with Cancer  »


Using MRI To Diagnose And Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders

Known as MRI, magnetic resonance imaging uses radio waves, a computer, and a magnetic field to produce clearer and more detailed images than other types of tests. This is why more physicians are using MRI to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders in major joints, the spine, and soft tissues.  » Read more about: Using MRI To Diagnose And Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders  »


What’s the Difference Between a Breast MRI and a Mammogram?

No woman looks forward to getting a mammogram. The squeezing and pushing is certainly no fun, but it is the best screening tool to detect breast cancer.  However, there are many other examinations such as a breast MRI that can be used by Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center to diagnose cases of abnormal breast tissue.  » Read more about: What’s the Difference Between a Breast MRI and a Mammogram?  »


5 MRI Preparation Tips

Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a sophisticated tool used by physicians to see detailed images of the organs and tissues inside our bodies. This minimally invasive test uses no radiation, and is safe for most people. If you have been scheduled to have an MRI, here are 5 tips to help you come prepared for your imaging test.  » Read more about: 5 MRI Preparation Tips  »


A Guide To Imaging Scans For Those Who Are Claustrophobic

If you begin to sweat and find your heart pounding when you enter an elevator full of people, you may have claustrophobia. Those who are even mildly claustrophobic find it uncomfortable to fly or even go through a tunnel when traveling.  » Read more about: A Guide To Imaging Scans For Those Who Are Claustrophobic  »


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?  »


How To Reduce Anxiety About Your Upcoming MRI

Fear of flying, spiders and snakes are just a couple of fears many of us deal with each day. Real or irrational they may be, the anxiety they cause is real.  If you are facing a Magnetic Resonance Imaging test, here are some pointer about how to reduce anxiety about your upcoming MRI.  » Read more about: How To Reduce Anxiety About Your Upcoming MRI  »


How to Prepare my Child for an MRI

An MRI is a painless, safe test that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed pictures of body’s organs. Even though it’s perfectly safe, it’s important to know how to answer questions if your child is concerned.
Here are a few tips to help you prepare your child for their upcoming MRI:  » Read more about: How to Prepare my Child for an MRI  »


MRI for Children?

Any time a radiology procedure is done, there is some concern of the long-term effect on the human body because of exposure to radio waves, magnetic energy, or other any other “invisible” wave. As people become increasingly aware of their children’s health, we see that a lot of people are concerned with the safety of an MRI for their children.  » Read more about: MRI for Children?  »


Men’s Health Awareness Month in Dallas

Did you know that June is Men’s Health Awareness Month? Unfortunately many men suffer from common diseases such as heart disease, prostate cancer and many more ailments. However, Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center of Dallas is here to help. Many of our services, specifically MRI’s, are used to detect these issues and stop them before they become an issue.  » Read more about: Men’s Health Awareness Month in Dallas  »