Reno Diagnostic Centers launches its new and completely redesigned website, beginning January 22, 2011. “Our new website is a significant upgrade from the past,” says Executive Director at RDC, Terri Mahannah. This new Web site for Reno Diagnostic Centers is designed to educate a variety of audiences, including health care professionals and the patient population that […]
Archives for January 2011
Women past the age of menopause who are at risk of osteoporosis should receive regular bone density screening, according to guidelines issued this week by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). The new guidelines should make screening available to younger women compared to the task force’s previous policy.
Despite American Cancer Society guidelines recommending that women at high risk for breast cancer undergo MRI screening in addition to regular mammography, only 14% of these women are getting the scans, according to researchers from the University of Colorado.
New Software Implementation to Reduce Radiation Exposure by up to 40%. Reno Diagnostic Centers (RDC) is the exclusive provider of the lowest dose CT (Computed Tomography/CAT) scanning available in the state of Nevada.
High-density breast masses are three times more likely to be malignant than their low-density counterparts, according to new research published online in Radiology. And adding mass density to already established predictors such as a lesion’s margin and shape could help reduce unnecessary biopsies.
A MRI scan may be recommended if you are getting daily or almost daily headaches. MRI may also be recommended if a CT SCAN does not show definitive results.