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Mammogram Dallas, TX

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 cancers because it can show changes in the breast up to two years before a patient or physician can feel them.  » Read more about: Mammogram Dallas, TX  »


Reasons for Getting a Bone Density Scan

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 more negative the number, the greater the bone loss.  » Read more about: Reasons for Getting a Bone Density Scan  »


X-rays Dallas, TX

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, which is safer for children. Still wondering if x-rays are safe for your child? Here are a few facts to inform you on the possible risks that are involved in radiation for children.  » Read more about: X-rays Dallas, TX  »


Why Do I Need an MRI?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging is done for many conditions for various parts of the body. Most commonly, an MRI scan is done for the:  » Read more about: Why Do I Need an MRI?  »


The Southwest Diagnostic Center for Molecular Imaging is OPEN

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:  » Read more about: The Southwest Diagnostic Center for Molecular Imaging is OPEN  »


Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Prostate MRI

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 makes diagnosing prostate cancer easier than other technologies.  » Read more about: Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Prostate MRI  »


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  »


Mammogram Facts: Everything You Need To Know

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?  » Read more about: Mammogram Facts: Everything You Need To Know  »