Posted by Rachel Masey on May 7, 2014
First, let’s discuss what a CT scanner is and its’ capabilities: A CT scanner, also known as a CAT scanner, uses X-rays, which are generated through a computer, in order to form detailed pictures of a specific internal body part.…
Posted by Rachel Masey on April 4, 2014
ARE YOU PART OF THE TATTOO FAD? Chances are either you or someone close to you has adorned themselves with colorful pigments. According to the FDA, more than 45 million Americans have a tattoo somewhere on their bodies. A tattoo…
Posted by Rachel Masey on April 4, 2014
RF (Radio Frequency) Shielding plays a huge role in the MRI’s ability to provide quality images. It is a requirement for all MRI systems to be housed within a RF Shielded MRI scanning room. The RF Shield is used to…
Posted by Rachel Masey on October 17, 2013
RSNA is a medical association made up of over 50,000 physicists, oncologists, radiologists and other scientists who are dedicated to offering excellent patient care and promoting quality healthcare. The society is committed to providing educational programs and high quality materials…
Posted by Rachel Masey on September 26, 2013
If your doctor is urging you to get a MRI scan, even while you are pregnant, it means they are seriously concerned for your health or maybe even the health of your baby. Understand that a doctor is well aware…
Posted by Rachel Masey on September 9, 2013
A research study developed in November of 2012 by the Indiana University School of Medicine showed that out of 307 people who had undergone outpatient CT scans at the university hospital, an astounding 67% of them hardly had a clue…
Posted by Rachel Masey on July 22, 2013
If you need VOICE credits, or are simply interested in exploring new imaging topics, BC Technical is your partner for success. We offer monthly webinars that can be accessed at your convenience. Each course is worth 1 VOICE credit and…
Posted by Rachel Masey on June 4, 2013
So there you are standing, shoeless, in a line impatiently waiting to send your belongings through the baggage scanner when you realize that you yourself are required to be scanned and examined as well. How do you feel about that?…