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Keeping You in the Game with Sports Injury Imaging

Keeping You in the Game with Sports Injury Imaging
Radiology Affiliates Imaging​ - ​Providing Sports Injury Imaging with Dr. Jeff Mathews
For more than 40 years, Radiology Affiliates Imaging has been providing the families of Mercer and Bucks County regions with the highest level of imaging technology. Our over 40 board certified subspecialty radiologists are committed to providing exceptional imaging services and have been trained in areas of specialty radiology.Musculoskeletal (MSK...
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Beyond the MRI: Diagnostic Imaging Center Services

Beyond the MRI: Diagnostic Imaging Center Services
​There are many reasons patients visit diagnostic imaging centers, but perhaps the most common is for magnetic resonance imaging, commonly referred to as an MRI. About 30 million MRI scans are performed every year in the United States alone. And while they're useful for detecting everything from sports injuries to life-threatening brain tumors and ...
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Why the 3 Tesla MRI is the Best Scanner for Diagnostic Imaging

Why the 3 Tesla MRI is the Best Scanner for Diagnostic Imaging
Even if you've never undergone an MRI scan yourself, you've probably heard the term on various medical TV shows or in everyday conversation. In case you aren't sure what it is, MRI stands for magnetic resonance imaging. It is a diagnostic imaging technique that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to produce detailed images of your body's internal...
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Do You Drink? You Could Be Putting Yourself at Serious Risk for Breast Cancer

Do You Drink? You Could Be Putting Yourself at Serious Risk for Breast Cancer
Diagnostic imaging tools like MRI scans and 3D mammograms can reveal breast cancer, but they can't tell you how or why that cancer developed. Now, a new study sheds light on one major possible source of invasive breast cancer: alcohol. The connection between alcohol consumption and cancer was officially declared a threat by the World Health Or...
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Types of Mammography and How They Differ

Types of Mammography and How They Differ
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and about one in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2015, an estimated 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women, along with 60,290 new cases of non-invasive b...
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Men, Here is What You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Men, Here is What You Should Know About Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men after skin cancer. It is the most deadly form of cancer, and about one in seven men will be diagnosed with this disease at least once in their lifetime. Here is everything you need to know about prostate cancer, in order to protect yourself and to stay healthy.What is the prostate?The prostate...
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Everything You Should Know Before Going for a Mammogram

Everything You Should Know Before Going for a Mammogram
Early detection is the most crucial part of preventing breast cancer, one of the most common forms of cancer in women. In fact, about 12% of women will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime -- most of which can be caught early on through routine mammograms. Here is everything you should know about 3D mammography tomosynthesis in o...
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Radiology Imaging and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Radiology Imaging and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
When you're pregnant and your doctor recommends a form of radiology imaging or refers you to a diagnostic imaging center, you may have some questions. Aren't X-rays and radiology potentially harmful to unborn children? The answer is not as definitive as you may think. Read on to learn more about safe radiology practices during pregnancy.It takes a ...
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What are Open MRIs, and Who Needs Them?

What are Open MRIs, and Who Needs Them?
For the countless Americans who will visit diagnostic imaging centers this year, the open MRI has been a godsend. Even in the best case scenarios at the best radiology centers in NJ, an MRI can be a stressful ordeal. Not only are many patients anxious about the potential results of their scan, but the process itself can be physically and mentally u...
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3 Types of MRI Machines and the Difference Between an Open MRI vs a Closed MRI

3 Types of MRI Machines and the Difference Between an Open MRI vs a Closed MRI
Physicians often use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to diagnose and treat medical conditions that can be seen only by use of x-ray or magnetic fields and radio frequencies. An MRI machine produces detailed pictures of internal body structures. This radiology imaging technique has improved by great leaps and bounds over the years, leading to the i...
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