1. Ovarian Cysts and Diagnostic Medical Imaging

    What Diagnostic Medical Imaging Can Tell You About Ovarian Cysts? Ovarian cysts are very common, especially for women with regular periods. And, even if you don’t have regular periods while on an advanced form of contraception, like an IUD, you can still develop cysts on your ovaries. But, why does this happen? How can you tell if there is a cyst? In this blog, we will discuss how diagnostic med…Read More

  2. The Science Behind Your Pittsburgh MRI Scans Part 2

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans are a vital part of any radiologist’s tools for viewing, diagnosing, and treating any issues that patients may be suffering from. Last time, we looked at the uses of MRI imaging and how they can be preferable to CT scans. North Pittsburgh Imaging Specialists is your source for Pittsburgh MRI services, along with other imaging specialties. Today, we’ll loo…Read More

  3. What to Expect During Your First Visit for a CT Scan

    When you make an appointment with our Pittsburgh team for a CT scan, you probably have plenty of things on your mind. Along with the everyday worries, you'll be concerned about the medical issues that bring you into our office for a CT scan. It can also be a little nerve-wracking to come into out office when you don't know what to expect. Our goal is to make sure you are comfortable from start to …Read More

  4. We Can Offer Lower Prices on Imaging Services

    When your doctor tells you that you need to go in for a CT, MRI, Ultrasound or other imaging services, they will likely make a recommendation about who to call and where to go. One thing you should keep in mind, though, is that when it comes to your healthcare you have a choice. You can choose the imaging service that works best for you, and for many Pittsburgh residents, the imaging service that …Read More

  5. Learn More About Using an Ultrasound to Discover Your Baby’s Gender

    One of the happiest things we get to do in our North Pittsburgh ultrasound facility is showing expectant parents their growing baby. Ultrasounds are commonly used to give parents and doctors a peek inside the uterus at the growing baby, verifying that everything looks healthy and is progressing normally. While ultrasounds are primarily used as a means to diagnose any issues with mother or baby as …Read More

  6. Open Vs. Closed MRIs

    Open MRIs have gained a lot of popularity in recent years. We can understand why! If it is your first time in an MRI machine, it can be a little intimidating to go into the MRI tube. But are open MRIs everything they are said to be? Or are you better off with a closed MRI? Our Pittsburgh imaging service weighs in on the open vs. closed debate and helps you determine which one is best for you. The …Read More

  7. Questions and Answers About Contrast Dye

    If you've been told that you need to have a CT scan with contrast, you might have a lot of questions when you call to make an appointment with our Pittsburgh lab. Learn a little more about what contrast is and why it could be a useful tool to help diagnose your symptoms! Common Questions about Contrast Dye What does contrast dye do? Contrast dye is put into your body to help make smaller details m…Read More