64-Slice PET/CT Now Available at Elite Advanced Imaging

We are happy to announce the only 64-Slice PET/CT available in the Victor Valley area! This advanced imaging procedure is now offered at our Elite Advanced Imaging to all patients in the area. 64-Slice PET/CT offers quicker scan times, 2D and 3D processing, and thin image slices to give our radiologists a clearer image in a shorter amount of time. This scan also has the benefit of having a larger bore, which may help claustrophobic patients and larger patients.

64-Slice PET/CT can be used for a Coronary Calcium Screening exam, smoker […]

By |July 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The 2nd Annual RadNet Fall Vascular Symposium

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The 2nd Annual RadNet Fall Vascular Symposium has been approved for 10 ARDMS CME credits. We invite all of our technologists in southern California to attend this event, which we’re holding exclusively for RadNet free of charge. Over 50 of our Southern California technologists have already signed up! We believe this event will be a tremendous benefit as it shows commitment to education and training, as well as commitment to our patient community. The symposium will be a combination of hands-on workshops, lectures, and case study reviews. Topics include:

  • Venous […]
By |November 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Pediatric Radiology at RadNet

Pediatric Radiology at RadNet

Pediatric Radiology

Pediatric Radiology with Dr. Liliane Gibbs

Millions of people throughout the country receive radiology exams every year. They’re an essential tool in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as heart disease, cancer, dementia, as well as physical injuries such as bone fractures and dislocations. When most people think of radiology, they think of MRIs, CT scans, Ultrasound and X-rays being performed on adults, but they forget that children also develop diseases that require radiologic imaging methods. It may seem like taking an X-ray of […]

By |June 21st, 2016|Cancer Imaging|0 Comments

USPSTF Recommendations Ignore Realities of Breast Cancer

Annual mammogram screening beginning at age 40 saves lives. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends less frequent screening at a later age, not because screening will not save lives, but because it will not save sufficient numbers of lives when started before age 50.

The guidelines are based on outdated, blemished data and do not evaluate cost-effectiveness or any other benefits of early detection. In fact, USPSTF states, “Screening mammography in women ages 40 to 49 years may reduce the risk of dying of breast cancer, but the number of deaths averted is much smaller than in older women and […]

By |May 12th, 2015|News, Women's imaging|0 Comments

Informing Women About the Benefits of a Mammogram Exam

Despite large-scale campaigns to publicize the importance of breast cancer screening, a lot of faulty information regarding the mammogram exam is still being delivered to patients and sometimes interpreted as fact.

To gauge where gaps in knowledge about breast cancer screening are most commonly occurring, the Working Mother Research Institute recently surveyed more than 2,500 women aged 35 and older to see what they know. While the results contain good news, there are areas where physicians can better educate their patients.

Most Women Have Been Screened

Fortunately, many women are well aware of the importance of screening. A majority of women (80 […]

By |February 9th, 2015|News, Women's imaging|0 Comments
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