Category Archives: CT

Flexible Spending

It’s that time of year to remember to use up those flexible spending accounts! Is you have not ever utilized this benefit from your employer, here is a good article telling about what it is, and how to use. http://www.doughroller.net/smart-spending/rules-flexible-spending-accounts/ Advertisements

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Shoulder Arthrogram

An arthrogram is a test using X-rays to obtain a series of pictures of a joint after a contrast material (such as a dye, water, air, or a combination of these) has been injected into the joint. It is often used in conjunction with MRI, especially if looking fro: assessment of the integrity of the …

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National Radiology Technology Week

At Community MRI-CT Services we are celebrating National Radiology Technology week. This video is a brief explination of what a Radiology Technologist does:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=672HsehreGE

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Pack-A-Day Smoker?

Using CT scans to screen high risk patients and pack-a-day smokers for lung cancer cuts the risk of death from the disease by 20 percent, according to a new study by the National Cancer Institute published in the New England Journal of Medicine. If this is you, ask your Dr, then stop in or call …

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CT Chest

       These are some images of what a CT of the Chest looks like. Images are taken in an axial plane (similar to looking at each slice in a loaf of bread). Using the computer the images can be reformatted into other planes and windows. A CT Chest gives very detailed images and …

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Oct is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHsWKvyVjgA&feature=share

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Great information on a CT Scan.

http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=bodyct

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How much does a CT cost?

Here is an article about the cost of a CT. http://blog.remakehealth.com/blog_Healthcare_Consumers-0/bid/7499/How-much-does-a-CT-Scan-cost We knew we were offering a savings for people with MRI, but did not realize how much we were with CT. Our average CT is $500, a third of what others charge. Check out http://www.communitymrinorfolk.com/ for additional price comparisons. Thanks for supporting us, allowing …

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CT vs MRI

Good article on explaining the difference between MRI and CT (advantages, disadvantages, cost range of each). Here at Community MRI-CT our CT exams are approx $500 and a MRI $1000, significantly lower than the average. http://www.diffen.com/difference/CT_Scan_vs_MRI

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Go Red For Women Free Dress Pin

The Go Red For Women event is coming to Norfolk September 28th. You can register at the link below for a free Red Dress Pin. It’s the symbol for the fight against heart disease 🙂 https://www.goredforwomen.org/registration.aspx Stop in at Community MRI-CT Services to fill out an entry form for our drawing.  We will be giving …

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