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PET Scans Could Aid Huntingtons Disease Research

Researchers have effectively used PET Scans to track the progress of Huntington’s disease in the brain. Read about how this research could pave the way for major advances in understanding and treating the disease!


Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Importance of Mammograms

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the perfect time to educate yourself about mammograms for the early detection of breast cancer. Learn more about these important screenings here!


MRI and Ultrasound for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Mammograms are a key part of early detection of breast cancer, but did you know MRI and ultrasound also play an important role in finding this cancer early? Learn more in our newest blog!

What Is Vertebroplasty? - News - Via Radiology

Do you suffer from back pain resulting from compression fractures? Learn more about an innovative and minimally invasive procedure called vertebroplasty that could provide the pain relief you’re looking for!

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Have an MRI scheduled? Here are 5 ways to help you pass the time and put your mind at ease.

What's the Difference Between a CT Scan and an MRI? - News - Via Radiology

MRI scans do not work this way. Instead of using ionizing radiation, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses radio waves and powerful magnets to produce diagnostic images. An MRI scanner can apply a magnetic field that lines up all of your body's protons.

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Uterine Fibroid Embolization as an Alternative to Hysterectomy

Uterine Fibroid Embolization as an Alternative to Hysterectomy

If you suffer from uterine fibroids, a hysterectomy isn't the only treatment option available to you. Take a look at our new blog to learn about uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally-invasive, non-surgical alternative!

MRI and Pacemakers

Innovative new pacemakers will someday make it possible for patients with pacemakers to receive MRI scans without any ill effects. Learn more about this promising new technology in our latest blog post!

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Powerful new MRI machines could help researchers learn more about the development of diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Learn more about these incredible machines in our latest blog post!

Discover Heart Disease Risk with CT Cardiac Calcium Scoring

Discover Heart Disease Risk with CT Cardiac Calcium Scoring Posted on: 08/18/2014 Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S., causing an astounding 1 in 4 deaths, according to the CDC. Not only is heart disease the foremost cause of death in both men and women, but people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds are susceptible to it.

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5 Risk Factors of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Posted on: 09/09/2014 About 15,000 people die each year in the U.S. from abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). This dangerous condition often goes unnoticed due to lack of symptoms, but the good news is a simple ultrasound screening can help detect AAAs before they become a serious threat.

Study: Ultrasound Effective as CT in Diagnosing Kidney Stones - News - Via Radiology

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that ultrasound could be just as effective as a CT scan at detecting kidney stones while exposing patients to less radiation. Learn more about this fascinating study in our new blog post!

International Day of Radiology

The American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America and the European Society of Radiology will host international events to celebrate the day. The day will involve 100 medical societies in 57 countries! IDoR is celebrated by medical professionals who attend events such as medical lectures, seminars, interactive workshops and medical courses pertaining specifically to the topic of brain imaging.

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Posted on: 12/11/2014 Patients with symptoms of a thyroid condition such as hypothyroidism might be directed by their doctor to have a thyroid uptake and scan. This test can be a practical way to assess the condition of the thyroid to determine next steps and treatment.

Cloud Technology and Medical Imaging

Learn how storing medical imaging on cloud technology can improve the patient experience, increase read times and improve the safety & transportation of medical history. Learn more about cloud storage in the latest Via Radiology blog:


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Learn the basics about ultrasounds during pregnancy, from how often they’re needed to how they can test and monitor fetal health in Via Radiology’s latest news.

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A recent study shows why screening-age women should ensure they’re doing their annual mammograms. Read our blog to learn more.

3 Myths about Medical Images

While radiology has been shown for years to be of crucial importance to modern medicine, there are still a lot of myths floating around about the dangers it poses and the risks associated with it. Our latest blog explains why these are just myths:

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A lot of people struggle with anxiety before an MRI. For those looking to conquer it, there is hope. Read our latest blog for the details.

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Ever wondered what's going on inside of an MRI machine? Read our latest blog to find out!

How Do MRIs Work?

Ever wondered what's going on inside of an MRI machine? Read our latest blog to find out!

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Read about the life-saving benefits of a PET-CT scan in our latest article.

Why Lung Cancer Screening Can Be Lifesaving - News - Via Radiology

Lung cancer screening with Via Radiology takes 15 minutes. Learn the importance of screening for lung cancer and this life saving process.

Pain Management Solutions

You may have a procedure coming up, how do you plan to manage your pain level? Here at Via Radiology, we strive to make each procedure as comfortable as possible. Check out our latest post on all the pain management solutions we offer!

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Posted on: 11/19/2015 Vertebroplasty is an innovative non-surgical procedure that can help alleviate back pain safely and effectively. Learn more about this procedure and it could help you in our latest blog.