Why no caffeine before calcium scoring? Caffeine is a stimulant that can increase your heart rate and result in motion artifacts. Read to learn more!
Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and a disease that many Americans will be diagnosed with at some point in their lives. That’s why it’s important to gain familiarity with the nuclear stress test and the information it can provide. You never know, it just may help save your life one day!
Can I refuse contrast dye for MRI scans? You can…but read this article to learn about what MRI contrast is, why it’s used, its importance, and its safety profile.
Radiology consists of multiple imaging techniques (radiology modalities) that are available in modern medical practices today. Each imaging modality is unique with its own benefits and limitations. This article breaks down each modality in detail.
Learn about the differences between a CT scan vs MRI scan and when you might need one or the other.
Learn what an incidental finding is, what common findings are seen on diagnostic imaging, how radiologists manage them, and how you should deal with them.
This article explains why radiologists frequently say “clinical correlation is recommended” in their reports and provides real world examples.
Curious to know more about the job of a radiologist? Read on to learn about the education, skills, salary, and job outlook for radiologists.