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Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say
Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma
Right now misdiagnosis is common, so a better technology is needed, experts say
CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases
But, standard needle aspiration testing usually effective, study authors report
Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests
Routine use of imaging tests not recommended, but more docs ordering them anyway, researcher says
Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking Habit
Brain scans showed nicotine withdrawal weakens parts of the brain tied to ability to control cravings
Poor Sleep in Gulf War Vets May Be Tied to Brain Changes
Researchers say problem seems to be linked with less gray matter, which controls memory, thinking
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.