Lubbock Diagnostic Radiology Blog

August 15, 2017

Ultrasounds: Not Just For Pregnancy

The term “ultrasound” is most-often associated with a form of imaging used to monitor the safety and health of pregnancy. Ultrasound imaging is considered one of the safest ways to obtain internal images due to its lack of radiation use and has become a go-to solution in the prenatal field.

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August 8, 2017

Catching Lung Cancer Early: What to Look For

One of the many specializations we offer here at Lubbock Diagnostic Radiology is diagnostic screening. Diagnostic screening is used to check for disease in asymptomatic patients, provide information on patients with established disease processes, check on the benefit or side effects of other treatments, or to determine if a patient is free from a particular disease.

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July 25, 2017

Tips for Choosing a Diagnostic Imaging Facility

Radiology has become an important facet of modern medicine. With rapidly-evolving technology and life-saving benefits that seem to become more plentiful each day, it’s no surprise that imaging centers are cropping up across the country.

Because radiology can have such an impact on your health, it’s extremely important to choose the right imaging facility for your needs. How, then, can you determine which one is right for you? Be sure to address each of the following before you make your decision.

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July 18, 2017

Vascular Ultrasound: What You Need to Know

When the term “ultrasound” comes up in conversation, many of us think of wellness checks during pregnancy, and for good reason. Prenatal ultrasounds are an effective and commonly-used way to monitor the health of a growing baby.

That function, however, barely scratches the surface of what ultrasounds are capable of. Today, we’d like to introduce you to the practice of vascular ultrasound, which can be used to examine circulation quality.

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What is Interventional Radiology?

Radiology is a rapidly-evolving branch of medicine, recognized by many for the diagnostic insight it provides into the health of patients across the globe. Through images produced by various radiological techniques, physicians are able to see inside the bodies of their patients, providing life-saving information about their conditions.

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July 5, 2017

5 Ways to Prepare for a Diagnostic Procedure

Here at Lubbock Diagnostic Radiology, one of our priorities is providing a welcoming patient experience that is as stress-free as possible. Our staff has years of experience working with diagnostic procedures and understands that an imaging procedure can cause anxiety in certain patients.

In addition to providing top-notch services in a caring facility, we’d like to offer some tips that will help make your diagnostic experience go as smoothly as possible.

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June 27, 2017

Utilizing Digital Medical Files: Risks & Rewards

Radiology is a rapidly-advancing field in many ways, and not just in terms of procedures and equipment. The speed at which our field is evolving demands that we stay as up-to-date as possible with current trends and resources, which is why the digitalization of medical files has become such an important part of our business model here at Lubbock Diagnostic Radiology.

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June 20, 2017

Purchasing New Equipment: Outsourcing vs. Upgrading

Rural and smaller hospitals often serve as a beacon in their communities, bringing economic stability and health care to citizens who deeply need it. These hospitals provide jobs for new residents and improve the quality of life so that more people will be drawn to the surrounding area.

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June 13, 2017

Common Imaging Trends Radiologists See During Summer

Similar to the ways that the slick surfaces and poor visibility of winter cause an increase in injury, the beautiful, sunny days of summer are also responsible for an upturn in injuries that require X-rays or other diagnostic scans.

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June 6, 2017

CT Scans: What To Expect

Here at Lubbock Diagnostic Radiology, we offer many specializations to accommodate the wide range of radiology needs in our area. One of those specializations is the CT Scan, which is extremely effective and one of the most commonly used scanning methods in radiology today.

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