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CT Scans Continue To Make News

Radiation from medical imaging continues to make news. Watch the recent Today Show segment to know what 3 questions to ask your doctor before having a CT scan.

How Subspecialized Radiologists Help You Get the Best MRI Read

You may never meet your radiologist. He or she is the medical doctor who looks at the images collected during your scan, which is conducted by a technologist, and writes a report for your doctor. It's one of the most important "behind-the-scenes" jobs in health care. If you have questions, call us at 425-291-8352.

MRI Patients: Why a Subspecialized Radiologist Makes a Difference

Understand the difference between a General Diagnostic Radiologist and a Subspecialized Radiologist. The doctor viewing your medical images and writing the report is critical in identifying the right diagnosis to help your provider determine the best treatment path.

3 Steps to Taking Control of your MRI

Many doctors refer patients to a hospital for an MRI, a referral that is sometimes based on the doctor’s relationship or affiliation with the hospital. But by choosing an outpatient imaging center, you can save money.

Virtual Visit to CDI in Kirkland, WA

At CDI’s Kirkland center, trained technologists help you through medical imaging services: High-field Open MRI, MRI, 16-slice CT, Ultrasound and X-ray.

Breathing Techniques to Help with MRI Claustrophobia

If you’ve ever taken a deep breath before tackling something that makes you fearful, you’ve experienced the power of the inhale and the exhale. 

Managing Claustrophobia When You Need an MRI

For many patients, the idea of getting an MRI causes feelings of anxiety. Not only in the uncertainty of the results, but in getting through the exam itself. This video offers helpful tips from Seattle-based yoga instructor explaining breathing techniques and additional recommendations from a therapist on getting through situations that make us uncomfortable.  


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