All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ct-scan’

Building a Low-Dose Culture

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Keith Hentel, MD, likes to tell this story: A young boy fell out of a third-story window and was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center’s emergency department for treatment. Hentel was the radiologist on call. The emergency physicians wanted a CT scan to determine whether the child had internal injuries. The child’s parents refused the CT because they …

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And Now a Word from Our Patients

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We just wanted to share with you some of the emails we have recently gotten from our patients. We cannot express how touched we are by our patient’s reviews and would like to let everyone know that if you have anything to say, good or bad, we are always here to listen. Email us, call us, post on our page …

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Bye-Bye Anesthesia and Probes, Hello Virtual Colonoscopy!

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Most medical organizations (AMA, WHO, etc.) have developed screening guidelines for colorectal cancer which say something to the effect of everyone over the age of fifty and those who are younger, but have a family history of colorectal cancer, should be getting regular colorectal screenings. However, many people who fall into this category try to avoid these screening like the …

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MNAP Now Has the Lowest Prices in the Philadelphia Area!

MNAP Has the Lowest Prices in Philadelphia

Cash for medical care is becoming more and more popular and MNAP Diagnostic Center has made low cash prices for MRI, CT Scan, X-Ray, Mammogram, Ultrasound and other procedures available to accommodate patients without insurance and those with high deductables! The MNAP Website now has a complete list of procedures with the newly reduced prices, a big relief for those …

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Great News for Aetna Patients!

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A welcome relief for Aetna patients: MNAP accepts every kind of Aetna Health Insurance. Furthermore, while Aetna still requires preauthorization for MRI studies, most Aetna plans do not require one for CT Scans. This is a welcome relief for those patients that have to battle with their doctor’s offices in order to get a preauthorization, as most insurances require it for …

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Controlling Your Radiation Dose: A Delicate Balance

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Radiation exposure is a major concern for all imaging specialists as well as the patients and referring doctors. The November issue of Imaging Life covers the subject, shedding light on some information that most patients aren’t aware of, but would probably be glad to know. CT scans usually consist of larger doses of radiation than your average X-Ray, and with …

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Understanding Risk of Radiation and Medical Imaging

What is Radiation? Radiation is best described as energy moving through space, and it can take many forms, including visible light, x-rays, gamma-rays, microwaves, and radio waves. Radiologists use low dose radiation in the form of x-rays to create images of different parts of your body. High doses of radiation can also be used to treat certain types of cancer. …

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