Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Diagnostic Imaging
The Imaginis Web site offers a spectrum of information on medical imaging to ordinary people and patients as well as to physicians, radiologists, and medical imaging technologists and specialists.
Below is a list of frequently asked questions, including a section containing questions submitted by visitors to the site and our general answers to them. The other Web site sections on angiography, computed tomography, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance,mammography, ultrasound, and x-ray contain additional information and questions/answers on specifics for each type of examination.
- General Information About Contrast ("Dye") Used in Medical Imaging Examinations
- What is medical diagnostic imaging and radiology?
- Why would I need to have a diagnostic imaging exam?
- What does disease or injury look like on a diagnostic image?
- What happens during a diagnostic imaging examination?
- How should I prepare for a diagnostic imaging examination?
- What happens after the diagnostic imaging examination?
- Who are the professionals that perform diagnostic imaging?
- Where can I receive a diagnostic imaging examination?
- What does "non-invasive" mean?
- What is the history of medical Imaging?
Updated: August 2010