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5 Myths About Breast Screening

Myth: A breast MRI can take the place of an annual mammogram Continued

How do I know if I need a prostate MRI?

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. Prostate cancer that is detected early, when it’s still confined to the prostate, has a better chance of successful treatment. That’s where a multiparametric prostate MRI comes in. Continued

"Manogram": Multiparametric Prostate MRI

Manogram - it's not a typo. Continued

Take a Safer Look at Crohn’s Disease

Chronic diseases are never easy. They require constant doctor’s appointments, testing, medications and monitoring. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. It causes inflammation of your digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal... Continued

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: What if this "Game of Thrones" character needed an MRI? Could he fit in an open machine?


What is an arthrogram?



1. An open-bore MRI machine is bigger and roomier. When it comes to headroom, Shields’ 70 cm openings are wider from top to bottom than the classic 60 cm MRI bore. For a claustrophobic patient who needs a head scan, this means the machine is going... Continued

Multiple Sclerosis and MRI

Although the cause of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is unknown ongoing research is moving forward at a remarkable pace and more potential therapies appear to be in the pipeline than ever before.  Continued

Another marriage saved by Shields!

Here at Shields, we are ring storage experts - our waiting room lockers have seen some pretty impressive bling over the years! Just in time for Valentine's Day, we thought we'd share a heartwarming ring story with you: Continued

6 Insider Facts about Shields MRI’s Infamous TV Commercial

With the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl yet again, we can't help but think back fondly to our TV commercial that aired during the big game and got updated to include the team's 5th championship ring. Below are some interesting factoids from... Continued

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