Body Imaging

Body Imaging is the subspecialty of radiology devoted to the diagnostic imaging and diagnosis of the chest, gastrointestinal (GI) or digestive tract (the stomach and intestines) reproductive and urinary tract, and abdomen. This includes fluoroscopy, x-rays, CT (computed tomography or CAT), ultrasound, MRI, and procedures such as biopsy, fluid and abscess drainage.

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Cardiac Computed Tomography

Coronary Computed Tomography Angiogram (CCTA) is a heart-imaging test that determines if deposits have built up in the coronary arteries,...

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Facet Joint Injection

Facet joints are small joints at each segment of the spine that can become painful due to arthritis, back injury,...

Fibroid Embolization Mapping

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors of the muscle of the uterus. You might also hear them referred by several other...

MR Enterography

With the latest advances in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology, it is now possible to obtain high-quality MR images of...

Virtual Colonoscopy

Seeing Inside Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Most colorectal cancers start...

ACR Statement on Recent Studies Regarding CT Scans and Increased Cancer Risk

December 15, 2009 Medical imaging exams have been directly linked to greater life expectancy, declines in cancer mortality rates, and...

Pediatric CT Scans Save Lives When Used Appropriately

Parents Should Not Forego Necessary Imaging Scans for Their Children Reston, VA (June 5, 2012) – The American College of...