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Common X-Ray Myths Debunked by Via Radiology

Have you ever heard of the fictional belief that x-ray radiation will kill you? This is a bit far-fetched. In reality, x-rays are one of the most compelling and impactful medical instruments as they are utilized to diagnose, treat, and identify medical conditions in both children and adults. This is why…Learn More

Fluoroscopy – What You Need to Know

What is Fluoroscopy? In general, Fluoroscopy procedures are performed to help diagnose disease or provide other necessary information to physicians. The following procedures are all performed while the patient is awake and there are four types of exams highlighted below. Fluoroscopy is more specifically, a type of medical imaging that shows a continuous X-ray…Learn More

What Is Vertebroplasty?

Aside from offering professional diagnostic radiology services, Via Radiology also provides interventional services, including vertebroplasty. Vertebroplasty is a nonsurgical spinal procedure that is used to treat back pain caused by vertebral compression fractures. What Is It? Percutaneous vertebroplasty, commonly shortened to vertebroplasty, is a minimally invasive…Learn More

New Use for the X-ray: Fixing Macular Degeneration?

Doctor looking at ct scan There may be good news for those suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD occurs when abnormal blood vessels cluster under the macula, the central part of the retina towards the back of the eye, causing a loss of central vision. The typical treatment for age-related macular…Learn More