September 7, 2021Featured, Treatments

September is National Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month

September is National Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) affects over 8.5 million Americans and over 200 million people worldwide. What is peripheral artery disease? Peripheral artery disease is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries that carry blood away from the heart to other parts of the body. The most common type […]

August 31, 2021Treatments

What is a hysterosalpingogram?

A hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is an exam that looks at the condition of the uterus, fallopian tubes and abdominal area around them. It is primarily used to determine reasons why a woman may have difficulty becoming pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. It is also done for women who have had tubal ligation or permanent contraceptive devices […]

August 10, 2021Breast, Treatments

Why I need a breast MRI?

Why would I need a breast MRI? MRI is a very useful type of diagnostic imaging exam and can be used for a variety of reasons. MRI is very sensitive to changes in body tissue and has a very high resolution. This allows a radiologist to see changes that may not be visible in other […]