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MRI May Spot Early Signs of Mental Decline, Study Finds
But scientists stress this doesn't mean seniors should rush to get the scans, more study needed
Pets Really Are Like People's Children, Brain Scans Suggest
Mothers respond similarly to photos of their kids, their dogs
Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening
CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so
Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate
Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders
Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different
MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds
Canadian researchers say combination better for those at risk of breast cancer
What is a CT (or CAT) scan?
A breast imaging procedure overview.
What is ultrasound and how is it used?
Nuclear medicine uses very small amounts of radioactive materials to examine organ function and structure.
What is Bone Scintigraphy?
There are several types of kidney scans used to evaluate the kidneys.
About Lehigh Regional Medical Center's Imaging and Radiology Department
The 24 hour, 7-day a week department of Radiology performs more than 40,000 inpatient and outpatient procedures annually consisting of ambulatory services, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), echocardiology, emergency, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary exams.
The base of imaging equipment is substantial and is constantly being upgraded to remain cutting edge. Lehigh Regional Medical Center's radiologists and technologists represent the top of their fields. More than 30 technologists, all hospital nursing staff, and extremely helpful support staff constitute a vital part of the department.
In addition to world-class patient care, our department has a strong comitment to the community. If your physician orders a radiology procedure, call One Call Scheduling at (239) 368-4500 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to make an appointment. Diagnostic x-rays walk-ins are welcome.
As is the policy of Lehigh Regional Medical Center, no exam can be performed without a physician's written request. Special requested after hour and weekend outpatient exam times can be scheduled for your convenience.