What is Mammography? Mammography, also known as a mammogram, is the examination of the breast using x-rays. Mammography is considered the most effective tool for early breast tumor detection. Most medical experts agree that successful treatment of breast cancer often is linked to early diagnosis. Mammography plays a central part in early detection of breast […]
Bone density scans evaluate the health and strength of your bones. Typically, results are reported as a “T score,” which would be the bone density of a younger woman, or a “Z score”, which means your bone density is comparable to people of the same age. A number is then associated with the score. The […]
Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center performs digital x-ray imaging to children and adults throughout Dallas and Fort Worth, TX. Digital x-ray is a great option for children because it is faster and the image quality is enhanced, which magnifies areas of interest. The quality and precision of digital x-rays also reduces the amount of exposure needed, […]
Magnetic Resonance Imaging is done for many conditions for various parts of the body. Most commonly, an MRI scan is done for the:
Southwest Diagnostic Center for Molecular Imaging (SWDCMI) is the outpatient imaging arm for the new Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas Cancer Center, which opened on Jan. 29, 2015. SWDCMI includes state-of-the-art imaging technology for oncology patients, including:
According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among men. In fact, one in six men will be diagnosed with it in their lifetime. Like any cancer, diagnosing and treating prostate cancer in its early stages is vital. The new prostate MRI at Southwest Diagnostic Imaging […]
Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center has recently acquired three Revolution, High Def/Low Dose CT systems from GE Healthcare.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, getting regular mammograms has helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the United States by ⅓ since 1990. Still haven’t gotten your first mammogram?