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Why Did My Doctor Refer Me To An Imaging Center?

Why did my doctor refer me to an imaging center? Imaging is one of the primary tools physicians use to make a diagnosis and then be able to recommend treatment. It is painless and non-invasive, and it allows doctors to see a clear picture of what’s going on in your body.

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What Does An Ultrasound Show?

Ultrasounds became a household word when they were utilized for showing images of babies in the womb. They are used to check on the baby’s growth, health, and of course, parents want to know the sex of their child. What an amazing tool an ultrasound is, but that’s not all! There are many other medical uses. What does an ultrasound detect?

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Maximizing Your Health Insurance Benefits Before The End Of The Year

Maximizing your health insurance benefits before the end of the year should be a priority for you and your family. Don’t give up extra benefits just because you are busy or have forgotten about these perks. Now is exactly the time to review what you are still entitled to.

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Are MRI Scans Safe For Children?

Are MRI scans safe for children? Your child’s doctor would never recommend a procedure that could be harmful to your child. So, yes, MRI scans are safe for children. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Radiology both agree. However, there is a necessary screening process for certain devices that might be implanted in your child’s body.

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Understanding Your Heart Scan Results

A heart scan evaluates the health of your blood vessels. It tells your doctor how much calcified plaque is in your coronary arteries and your risk of developing heart disease or a heart attack in the near future. It is a CT scan that takes 10 minutes to perform, requires no needles, dyes, or medications, but understanding your heart scan results might save your life.

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Due to weather conditions, Southwest Diagnostic Imaging Center will be closed Wed, Feb. 1st, and Thursday, February 2nd.

Our scheduling department will call you to reschedule. We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

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