Interventional Radiology Clinic Now Open
Our Interventional Radiology practice provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients. We have a full service clinic, so we can perform pre-procedure consultation and post-procedure follow up. Seeing our patients in follow up is a very important part of our practice and an important part of ensuring our patient’s well being.
To schedule a consultation with one of our Interventional Radiologists call: 501-227-5240
Clinic Direct Line: 501-303-8566
MRI Offers Better Portrait of Prostate Cancer & Its Risk to Men According to Radiology Today, MRIs can provide highly accurate scans that can also precisely guide biopsies to help plan treatments that result in a better quality of life for patients. MRI’s role in prostate cancer management is becoming more refined.
When a biopsy is needed, those guided with MRI or MRI/transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) Fusion techniques are increasingly seen as superior to conventional biopsy.
What Does A Radiologist Do? Our radiologists are medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating disease and injury through the use of medical imaging techniques. Our radiologists have graduated from an accredited medical school, passed a licensing examination, and completed a residency of at least four years of unique postgraduate medical education.
New Breast Cancer Guidelines Published
If you are a woman over 40, take this opportunity to schedule your annual mammogram.
There is good news in the fight against breast cancer. Deaths from this disease continue to decline. Increased awareness and the potential of earlier detection through screening (such as annual mammograms) have resulted in improved management of the disease at its earliest and most treatable stage.
“The American Cancer Society, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American College of Radiology, and the American College of Surgeons have all continued to recommend screening mammograophy annually beginning at 40 years of age for an average risk woman. There are many studies, including a large Dutch study just released in the last couple of days, that show women who are screened for breast cancer survive longer than women who are not screened. Read More
Are you a postmenopausal woman or man age 50 and older? Have you recently broken a bone? If you answered “yes” to both questions, call us today regarding scheduling a bone density test. A bone density test tells you if you have normal bone density, low bone density (osteopenia) or osteoporosis. It is the only test that can diagnose osteoporosis.