What is a DEXA scan? It is a quick, painless, and very accurate procedure to measure bone loss. Learn more about the DEXA scan, including the two types of machines used, who should have one done, and who should not have one done.
What is a PET scan? It is a sophisticated x-ray machine that can take 3-D images of the inside of the body to find problems like cancer. Learn what else it is used for, how long the test takes, and more.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging technique that can provide a detailed visualization of soft tissues. The MRI allows for detailed images of the brain, cardiovascular system, cancer(s), and musculoskeletal system.
Hyperkalemia is used to describe abnormally-high levels of potassium in the blood. This condition can quickly become life-threatening, so it important that it is diagnosed and treated quickly. Learn about hyperkalemia in this comprehensive guide.
Myelogram is an imaging exam that uses contrast material to detect abnormalities with the spinal cord, spinal nerve roots, and spinal canal. Learn about how the test is performed, how doctors use the results, and the side effects of myelogram.