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Sustainability in Health Care

Happy Earth Day! Continued

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

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