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No More Lead Aprons During X-Rays?

No More Lead Aprons During X-Rays?

Patients who come to the Hollywood Diagnostics Center, or any doctor’s office or medical facility for an X-ray are probably used to having a lead apron draped over them for safety. Studies show this might not be entirely necessary. This shift in the guidelines...
Open MRI vs. High-Field MRI

Open MRI vs. High-Field MRI

One of the most common procedures that we offer at the Hollywood Diagnostics Center is those of MRIs. An MRI is a a type of scan to help assess what is going on inside the body. But let’s dive in a little deeper. What is an MRI? An MRI aka a magnetic resonance...
Ultrasounds May Damage Coronavirus Structure

Ultrasounds May Damage Coronavirus Structure

A recent study published in the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids has found that the structure of the coronavirus may be vulnerable to the vibrations of ultrasound with frequencies commonly used in medical diagnostic imagining. Just like the ones here at...
CT Scans vs. PET Scans: What are the Differences

CT Scans vs. PET Scans: What are the Differences

Did you know that millions of Americans undergo imaging tests every year to help doctors diagnose a health condition? According to Harvard Medical School, over 80 million CT scans are performed each year. Imaging procedures provide a window to the interior human body...
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