Category Archives: MRI

Why does the MRI make noise?

Wonder why a MRI makes so much noise?  It is part of the function of how it works.  Inside are gradients and these vibrate together giving of various load and rhymatic sounds.  Ear protection is essential. Whether it is ear plugs or headphone with music, it makes for a more comfortable examination. This article explains …

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Brain Game

Give your brain a challange with our puzzle. Answers can be found in our newsletters. Have fun!

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Alzheimers Awareness

Alzheimers Awareness

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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/

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Portal Gravity System

At Community MRI-CT we are able to preform you MRI of your back using our Portal Gravity System. This allows images to be seen in a weight bearing position. This ensures more certainly in diagnostic and treatment decisions, as the images can be compared weight and non weight bearing. Contact us if you have any …

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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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MRI Lumbar Spine

An MRI of the lumbar spine will evaluate: Bones A lumbar spine MRI will include the lumbar vertebral bodies, lamina, facets, spinous process and parts of the lower thoracic spine and the upper sacral spine. The lumbar spine MRI can detect bone fractures, tumors, infection and evaluate post-surgical changes. An MRI can also determine the …

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New Pacemaker Withstands MRI Scans

Pacemakers had been a big contraindication for MRI, making it difficult for Dr’s to conclude a diagnosis for some conditions without this study.  So glad for this new advancement, as it will benefit these people in the future! http://www.google.com/search?q=MRI+NEWS&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

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New advancements in detecting Prostate Cancer…

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/oct/01/advanced-mri-imaging-helps-detect-prostate-early/

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