MRI: Myth or Reality?

From seeing elegant pictures of our brain and spine, to definitely characterizing masses in the liver and guiding management of orthopedic issues, MRI has an established role in the delivery of optimal care. MRI is an amazing tool that allows us to see in

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Your Radiology Report Part 2: Insider Tips

Last time I talked about some of the reasons radiology reports can be hard to read. Now I am going to discuss some insider tips for reading and understanding your radiology report. The radiology report is most often organized into 6 sections: Type of exam

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Your Radiology Report Part 1: The Problem

The simple truth is that radiology reports can be hard to read, especially for those without a medical background.  The combination of advanced medical technology and the wonderful subtle intricacies of the human body often result in a final document tha

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The Role of the Radiologist in Your Care

Radiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis of disease through interpreting imaging exams. Many patients would be surprised to know that after they get an imaging study, there is a physician behind the scenes who carefully reviews all of thei

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