Digital Mammograms: How They Work & Why They’re Important

Recent years have seen digital mammograms exceed their film counterparts in terms of accuracy and convenience. Learning about the role this diagnostic imaging technique plays in cancer screening can help women make an informed decision regarding their health. How Digital Mammograms Work As part of the digital mammography scan, a radiology technician places the patient’s … Continue reading “Digital Mammograms: How They Work & Why They’re Important”

Claustrophobic? Here are 3 Radiologist-Approved Tips for Enduring an MRI Scan

For some patients, an MRI scan can be an uncomfortable experience, particularly if you’re claustrophobic. Modern diagnostic imaging, however, has advanced to the point where patients have a lot more space on each side than they ever did before. However, if small spaces make you anxious, the Monroe, NY-based radiologists at Hudson Valley Imaging are prepared to help you … Continue reading “Claustrophobic? Here are 3 Radiologist-Approved Tips for Enduring an MRI Scan”

Breast MRI: A Radiologist’s Newest Tool in the Detection of Breast Cancer

In recent years, more and more doctors are using breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a supplemental tool to find and diagnose breast cancer, especially among women who are in a high risk category. At Hudson Valley Imaging  the radiologists use breast MRI to produce detailed internal images of soft tissues in the breast. When combined … Continue reading “Breast MRI: A Radiologist’s Newest Tool in the Detection of Breast Cancer”

Detecting Appendicitis: CT Scan & Ultrasound

Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix. Both CT and ultrasound scanning help doctors detect and properly diagnose it so they can perform the necessary surgery to treat it. Hudson Valley Imaging in Monroe, NY, provides exceptional diagnostic imaging services for clients in the surrounding areas, and their compassionate staff treats patients with … Continue reading “Detecting Appendicitis: CT Scan & Ultrasound”

When Contrast Is Used During Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic imaging provides physicians with an incredibly detailed internal image of the area of study, and contrast materials are used to further improve the pictures of the inside of the body. For nearly 15 years, the digital imaging experts at Hudson Valley Imaging, including board-certified radiologists and certified technologists, have been working with contrast materials to … Continue reading “When Contrast Is Used During Diagnostic Imaging”

Monroe’s Radiology Experts on Minimizing Children’s Radiation Exposure

When it comes to radiology, kids are not mini-adults…they’re growing individuals with a higher sensitivity to radiation– and are more susceptible to it’s long term effects. Because they live longer than adults, they have more time to experience a negative impact from radiation exposure. Special attention needs to be paid to which studies are used, … Continue reading “Monroe’s Radiology Experts on Minimizing Children’s Radiation Exposure”

Hudson Valley Imaging in Monroe Offers Cutting-Edge Radiology Services

Over the years, the field of radiology has advanced significantly. Fortunately, this constantly evolving technology allows for greater clarity and reliability than ever before. At Hudson Valley Imaging in Monroe, NY, they provide the most sophisticated diagnostic imaging services in the area, so every Ultrasound, MRI, and X-ray reveals results you can trust. Since 2003, Hudson Valley … Continue reading “Hudson Valley Imaging in Monroe Offers Cutting-Edge Radiology Services”