Most of us are aware of breast cancer and its effects on women, but many of us don’t talk about the less common issue of breast cancer in men. In this article, we will discuss the prevalence of male breast cancer, how it occurs, and how you can overcome stigmas and spark an important conversation around male breast cancer.
When it comes to MRIs, not all equipment is created equal. Much of the disparity between MRI machines is due to the magnet strength. MRI magnet strength is key in producing different levels of quality in the images. In this article, we will discuss why magnet strength matters when it comes to MRIs and why you should know how much magnet strength your radiology center offers on their MRI machines.
Even if you didn’t realize it, you’ve probably benefited from the field of radiology at some point during your life. Radiology includes a variety of imaging services used for diagnostic and treatment purposes, ranging from simple x-rays to more complicated interventional radiology procedures. Still, you might not be aware of all that the field of radiology encompasses. Below, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of radiology including what it is, what a radiologist does, and some of the most common procedures found in the field of radiology.
Unless you’re familiar with the technology, you might not know that there are different types of ultrasounds including 2-D, 3-D, 4-D, and Doppler ultrasounds. In this article we’ll take some time to dive into the different types of ultrasounds available and the differences between them.
March is Women’s History Month, a time for celebrating the sacrifice, hard work, and dedication of all the women who came before us, and a time for empowering and encouraging younger generations of women to dream big and never stop working to accomplish their goals. We sat down with three of our favorite women - the wonderful leadership team over at Magnetic Imaging Affiliates - and asked them a little bit about the women who inspired them to pursue their careers, and the advice they have for young women considering a career in radiology. These were their nuggets of wisdom!
Today we’re sharing a little bit more about Dr. Christopher Lee, an incredibly talented jack-of-all-trades who holds Board Certifications in not one, but three categories: Diagnostic Imaging, CAQ Vascular, and Interventional Radiology. We sat down and asked him a couple of questions about life as a radiologist, his professional accomplishments, and what he loves doing when he’s not in the office. Here are his responses!
Every single one of our radiologists brings something unique to the team, and we love when we get a chance to highlight them so that patients get a chance to learn more about them not just professionally, but also on a personal level. Today we’re sharing a little bit more about Dr. Linda Gordon. We sat down and asked her a couple of questions about life as a radiologist, her professional accomplishments, and what she loves doing when she’s not in the office. Here are her responses!
The term “board certified” gets thrown around a good amount in the medical world, but how does it apply to you, the patient? Well, for starters, board certification serves as a notable indicator for the highest standard of care available. When searching for a radiologist in your area, we strongly urge you to consider choosing a board-certified radiologist—and here’s why!
The holiday season is a time for celebrating, a time to enjoy time with loved ones, and a time to reflect on all of our blessings. At Bay Imaging Consultants, we have so much to be grateful for. From an amazing staff to the inspiring patients we’re lucky enough to work with, we’ve taken a moment to reflect on all the things we have to be thankful for.
Where do professional athletes in the Bay Area turn for expert diagnosis and care? BICRAD. Our radiologists specializing in musculoskeletal radiology focus on patients' bones, joints, and muscles by interpreting images from MRI, CT and ultrasound exams. Musculoskeletal radiologists also perform diagnostic and therapeutic joint injection procedures. We've compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions to fully cover the musculoskeletal topic:
All of us at Bay Imaging Consultants want to extend our gratitude and appreciation to each of those hard-working radiology technicians out there. In order to celebrate our favorite week, we want to shine a spotlight on one of our dedicated and ambitious rad techs, Brain Krome!
Dr. Joseph used a brand new technology to treat the metastatic tumors in the spine. With this percutaneous procedure, Dr. Joseph was able to ablate the tumors, increase stability, and possibly halt tumor growth. Dr. Joseph hopes to be able to deliver enough pain relief to allow the patient to attend his daughter’s wedding in December.
At BICRAD, we always pride ourselves in our quality care, board certified radiologists and dedicated to delivering patients the experience that they deserve. In order to continually enhance our private radiology group’s mission of providing quality care, we are always searching for ways to provide more for our patients. Whether it’s meticulously selecting qualified, board certified radiologists or surrounding our radiology group with other industry leaders in the radiology field. We want to be in great company and ensure that we are always at the top of our game. So, we’re excited to announce that BICRAD is an official Radiologyinfo.org affiliate!
What Is Radiologyinfo.org?
If you have tried searching for any medical imaging resources online, then you have most likely come into contact with this esteemed website. Radiologyinfo.org is an incredible resource for the online community that provides accurate and informative descriptions of any medical imaging procedures: X-rays, MRIs, Breast Ultrasounds, etc. Not only does this website provide procedure descriptions, but also includes standard preparations for each exam, what you will experience, and more.
Radiologyinfo.org aims to be a reliable, credible resource for anyone that will be undergoing a procedure or simply is interested in learning more. All of the information on this website is reviewed by experts in the field of radiology from the ACR and RSNA, as well as other professional radiology organizations. Typically, the internet isn’t a reliable place and who’s to say if what you’re reading is accurate? Cue radiologyinfo.org.
What does this mean for BICRAD?
At BICRAD, we offer information on all of the procedures we offer on our website. You can glance through our pages, but if there is any information that you are searching for and cannot find, head over to our affiliate's website. We fully trust Radiologyinfo.org to provide qualified information for over 200 procedures. Becoming affiliated with this resourceful website simply enables peace of mind for us and our patients–you will always be able to access valuable and reliable information online. Check our Radiologyinfo.org website to begin your informative quest!