During your MRI you will lie on a padded table. We do our best to make you feel as comfortable as possible. The table then moves into the MRI machine. It is very important that you lie as still as possible so the best possible picture can be obtained. During the exam you may hear loud knocking sounds.
Although data on transgender women is limited, breast cancer screening guidelines in this patient population are evolving. Transgender women have a high prevalence of dense breasts, which is an independent risk for breast cancer. Transgender women differ from non-transgender women in the length of exposure to estrogens as well as variable exposure to progestogens. Therefore,
The most common diagnostic imaging technologies used by radiologists are the following: X-ray– This medical imaging technology uses low-dose radiation and a specialized plate to produce images of inside the body, especially the bones and joints. Digital X-rays use less radiation and are often used for that reason. Computerized tomography (CT) scan– This medical imaging
A computerized tomography scan, also known as a CT or CAT scan, emits beams of x-rays through the body to generate images of soft tissue, bones, cancers, vascular disease, heart disease, and/or infections. When individuals need a CT scan, they will lay flat on a table that moves gently into a high-powered scanning machine. After
At Specialty Imaging, we are now able to do lung cancer screening; a low-dose CT scan for high risk patients. We are offering a set price of only $99 for the screening. The American Cancer Society recommends annual lung cancer screening for certain people at higher risk for lung cancer who meet the following conditions:
Multiple studies have consistently demonstrated that screening mammography saves lives. Routine yearly screenings are critical in the detection of early stage breast cancer. We at Connecticut Women’s Imaging at Specialty Imaging have implemented robust and thoughtful protocols to protect you, our patients. Rest assured that the safety of our patients is of utmost importance to
We understand that MRI’s can be intimidating. Whether you suffer from claustrophobia or have never had an MRI scan, rest assured that MRI’s are not painful or scary. At Specialty Imaging, we stress the importance of our patients in our services and quality care. If you’re nervous for your scan, here are a few ways