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Claustrophobia & Medical Scans: Tips for Getting Through Your Scan

If you are someone who has claustrophobia—or the fear of confined spaces or being closed in—learning that you need to undergo a medical test like an MRI or a CT scan can induce substantial anxiety, indeed, claustrophobia is a form of anxiety disorder, and when people who have claustrophobia are forced to spend time in […]

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What Is The Difference Between An MRI With & Without Contrast?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an advanced medical imaging technique for getting a detailed look at what is going on inside the body. Rather than relying on x-rays or radiation, an MRI uses radio waves and a strong magnetic field to obtain images that help doctors uncover injuries, illnesses, or chronic conditions and assess patient […]

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What Is the Difference Between a CT Scan and an MRI?

When you go to your doctor with symptoms of possible medical conditions that are not immediately obvious, there are a variety of diagnostic tools they can use to see what is going on inside the body. Computed tomography (CT) scans and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are two options that can help uncover injuries, illnesses, and […]

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Dynamic Pelvic MRI

The pelvic region encompasses a series of bones, muscles, and ligaments at the lower part of the trunk, which are crucial to a variety of bodily functions. Within the pelvis, the pelvic floor stretches between the pubic bone and the spine, acting as a sling to support organs such as the bladder, rectum, uterus, and […]

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The Benefits of a Large-Bore MRI

When injuries, illnesses, and chronic health issues leave you in pain or discomfort and suffering from a variety of symptoms, there are new and advanced tools today that can be used to help diagnose and treat your condition. At Intermountain Medical Imaging (IMI), we ushered in a new era in state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and services […]

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What is an Arthrography?

Are you dealing with significant joint pain or other unexplained joint problems? If so, arthrography may be able to provide you with some answers. Through this type of advanced medical imaging, physicians can get the information that they need to evaluate and diagnose specific joint-related conditions. Patients who could benefit from arthrography, also known as […]

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NeuroQuant: Alzheimer’s disease

On average, people can expect to live beyond 71—roughly five years longer than life expectancy in 2000. While this is good news, as the human lifespan expands we expect to see an increase in Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most unfortunate afflictions of aging. This brain-shrinking illness has emerged as one of the world’s biggest […]

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Getting Through an MRI When You Have Claustrophobia

Claustrophobia is characterized as a fear of dark or confined spaces but people also describe this as a fear of being trapped without a way out. Usually, there is a fear of suffocation or a fear of restriction associated with this phobia as well. It affects around 9% of the US population according to the […]

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No-Stress Imaging

When you or your loved one is unwell and requires some form of imaging, whether that be an x-ray, CT scan, ultrasound or MRI, there can be a measure of stress you feel when going in for these tests. For you to require imaging at all, the fear and worry surrounding the reasons for the […]

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Cardiac MRI: Love Your Heart

Cardiac MRI: When you were young, you listened to your heart when it came to finding your true love. When you became an adult, you followed your heart when you decided to marry the love of your life. And when your twosome became a family, your heart overflowed with more love than you could have […]

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