Shields Health Care Group Blog

3 Things Everyone Should Know about Lung Cancer

Posted by Mary Scanlan

 

 

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Tags: lung cancer, PET/CT, cancer

X-ray, MRI, PET, CT & PET/CT: A closer look at these common imaging techniques

Posted by John Geiger

X-rays, MRI, CT, PET & PET/CT are just some of the more familiar imaging technologies today used to see what’s happening inside of us. While these advanced imaging techniques are common today, there is often confusion about what the differences are and more so, when how they are best used and when. Shields Health Care Group, the leading provider of outpatient services such as MRI, PET/CT and X-ray, has more than 30 locations throughout New England and sheds some light on the differences between these important imaging techniques.

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Tags: MRI, PET/CT, PET

Ten ways to make the most of your health care in 2013

Posted by Lisa Campisi

This information is from:
Castlight Health, Inc. San Francisco, CA (415) 829-1400, info@castlighthealth.c

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Tags: MRI, Shields, Shields MRI, HR Directors, PET/CT, healthcare expenses, health premiums, health insurer, PET, MRI centers, cost

Low Dose Chest CT Screening and Lung Cancer

Posted by Steve Sweriduk

The problem:

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Tags: CAT, cancer, lung cancer, PET/CT

CT Virtual Colonoscopy - What are the benefits?

Posted by Steve Sweriduk

Virtual colonoscopy (VC) is an examination of the large intestine and rectum involving a CT scan after the introduction of gas into the colon. Another name for the procedure is CT colonography.

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Tags: radiology, MRI, CAT, cancer, diagnostic, Shields MRI, imaging, medical imaging, PET/CT

CT Images of the Shoulder - Broken Clavicle / Broken Collarbone

Posted by Steve Sweriduk

What does a broken collarbone /clavicle look like on a CT scan?

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Tags: CAT, scan, computed tomography, Shields, shoulder, image, sports, PET/CT

Concussions & Head Trauma - What you should know

Posted by Steve Sweriduk

Marc Savard and Don Hasselback have raised awareness of concussions and the toll head trauma can take on the individual, as an athlete and in everyday life.

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Tags: MRI, head injury, concussion, diagnostic, safety, Brain, sports, PET/CT

MRI, CT and PET Scan Times

Posted by Siobhan Quinn

 

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Tags: scan time, gadolinium, MRI, PET, MRI centers, PET/CT

Do I need an MRI or CT?

Posted by Siobhan Quinn

Do I need an MRI or CT? is one of the most frequently asked questions we hear on a daily basis and often followed by the question Is it safe?  

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Tags: MRI, CAT, safety, computed tomography, Shields, radiology, PET/CT

iPad – the Role of the iPAD in Medicine and MRI Imaging

Posted by Tiron Pachet

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Tags: radiology, MRI, Shields, Shields MRI, imaging, medical imaging, PET/CT