Category Archives: Imaging

Whats-the-difference-between ct-mri-and-pet-scans-AICA-Diagnostic-Imaging

Imaging | Oct 7, 2019

What’s the Difference Between CT, MRI, and PET Scans?

If you’ve been injured, one of the first things any medical expert is going to do is to use advanced diagnostic imaging technology to view the damage. While X-Rays may be enough for basic fractures and breaks, they’re not always useful in more advanced injuries.   For more severe cases, the use of CT, MRI, […]

MRI VS. Cardiac Catheterization for Diagnosing Coronary Heart Disease | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness, Imaging | Nov 6, 2019

MRI VS. Cardiac Catheterization for Diagnosing Coronary Heart Disease

To determine what the best treatment is for those patients with chest pain and coronary heart disease, doctors typically base their decision on how constricted arteries serving the heart are. Typically, this is done by performing cardiac catheterization, which is an invasive procedure.

Digital vs. Traditional X-rays | AICA Orthopedics

Diagnosis, Imaging | Nov 18, 2019

Digital vs. Traditional X-rays

Patient care and satisfaction is our main concern at AICA Orthopedics as to why staying up to date with technological advances is so critical. Our Atlanta imaging center now uses a digital format for our X-rays which increases speed, accuracy and the safety of our patients.

Person getting a ct scan at atlanta imaging center

Imaging | Nov 25, 2019

What To Expect During a CT Scan

A CT or CAT scan is used by doctors to visualize the inside of a patient’s body. CT stands for computed tomography, which means that a computerized composite of cross-sectional images is utilized to create a dimensional photo of the individual’s body. Most local imaging centers perform these diagnostic tests on a daily basis.   […]

Man getting an MRI in atlanta at AICA imaging center

Imaging | Nov 27, 2019

How Does an MRI Work?

For certain conditions, the MRI is the dominant test to see what needs to be seen, even in comparison to others, such as the X-ray, the CT scan, or the ultrasound.   An MRI is a diagnostic tool utilized by doctors to gain a better perspective of what is going on internally with the injuries […]

skull at local imaging center at aica orthopedics

Imaging | Dec 6, 2019

What’s the Difference Between an X-Ray and Fluoroscopy?

When you have an injury that needs treatment, it is essential that you obtain the appropriate images to confirm and understand your diagnosis. Only then can your pain be addressed and your body healed.   A local imaging center is where you can obtain x-rays and fluoroscopy imaging to help with your treatment. Keep reading to […]

man getting an mri atlanta done with AICA doctor

Imaging | Dec 9, 2019

How to Prepare and What to Expect for Your MRI

Many individuals who are scheduled to have an MRI struggle with understanding what to expect. The typical connotation of this exam from television and books is that it is confining and stress-inducing.   Here, we’re going to address your concerns and misconceptions about imaging technology, so you can safely and confidently undergo this procedure at […]

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