CARDIOLOGY – The Advantages of Cardiac Computed Tomographic Angiography

CARDIOLOGY The Advantages of Cardiac Computed Tomographic Angiography – Dr. Gerald Joyce Cardiac Computed Tomographic Angiography (CCTA) has evolved rapidly over the last several years. With the advancement of equipment and techniques, the peer-reviewed literature has filled with articles documenting its diagnostic accuracy and its costeffectiveness. CCTA is no longer… Read More

MRI TECHNOLOGY – The ABCs of Patient-friendly MRI of the Abdomen

MRI TECHNOLOGY The ABCs of Patient-friendly MRI of the Abdomen – Dr. James Fitzgerald MRI has become an increasingly utilized means of evaluating disease processes in the abdomen. Early difficulties with motion artifact and low resolution have been largely overcome with improvements in imaging techniques and better coil designs. Numerous… Read More

BREAST CANCER SCREENING – Despite the news, Screening Makes Sense for Patients 40 Years and Older

BREAST CANCER SCREENING Despite the news, Screening Makes Sense for Patients 40 Years and Older –  Claudia Fosket MD Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of death among women but its rate has decreased by almost 30% since 1990. Regarding the recent controversy involving screening mammography, the facts are irrefutable.… Read More

VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY – Peripheral Arterial Disease: What It is and How to Treat It

VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGYPeripheral Arterial Disease: What It is and How to Treat It – Dr. Al Benedicto Peripheral arterial disease (also known as PAD) is a common malady that affects the arteries to the limbs. Atherosclerosis is the most common disease affecting the lower extremity arteries. The process starts… Read More