Our team of radiologists provide care to patients throughout Dallas, TX.
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 »
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? »
A bone scan is the only way to diagnose osteoporosis before a broken bone happens. A bone density test, or DEXA scan, may be done on your hip or spine to estimate your bone density and determine if treatment is necessary. » Read more about: When to have a Bone Density Test to Detect Osteoporosis »
Many people believe radiology services, that includes x-rays, MRIs, mammograms, and ultrasounds, can be harmful to patients, but the majority of these beliefs are myths. Here are a few common radiology myths discussed. » Read more about: 4 Myths About Diagnostic Imaging »
Radiology has developed a great deal since it started in the 1890s. Learn about the crazy history of Radiology with SWDIC!
Radiologic technicians are professionals who perform radiologic procedures. Some technicians provide common procedures such as X-rays, MRI scans and CT Scans. However, others might choose to specialize in specific procedures including mammography and radiography.
Education for Radiologic Technicians
There are three options if you’re considering a career as a radiology technician:
Radiology Technician Certification – Certification programs are available for people who are interested in becoming a radiology technician. Certifications take one to two years to complete and often require clinical observations and local colleges. » Read more about: What is a Radiology Technician? »
Find out what Dr. David Kilogre, a neuroradiologist at Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center has to say about radiology and what sets SWDIC apart from other radiology groups in Dallas, TX. » Read more about: What Makes SWDIC Different? »
Radiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries using medical imaging techniques, such as, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound or x-rays. These highly detailed images provide our radiologists with information on a person’s anatomy and pathology to help them evaluate a wide range of patient conditions, including strokes, cancer and musculoskeletal disorders or injuries. » Read more about: Radiologists Dallas, TX »