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Unexpected Uses for an Ultrasound

Unexpected Uses for an Ultrasound

Today, ultrasounds aren't only for pregnant women. The technology is gaining use in many arenas, from cardiology to the emergency room. What is an ultrasound? Medical ultrasound, also known as medical sonography, is an amazing diagnostic tool that allows physicians …

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Radiation Right: Protecting Patients

Radiation Right: Protecting Patients

Radiation Right is a patient safety initiative across HCA affiliates, including Denton Regional. The idea behind Radiation Right is to make sure that you are getting the right exam, at the right time, with the right dose, with your safety …

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What Is Ultrasound Used For?

What Is Ultrasound Used For?

When hearing the word ultrasound, most people immediately think of the prenatal ultrasound and the first picture of a new baby. A prenatal ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to look inside the abdomen. The echoes that result are recorded and …

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Diagnostic Imaging: What to Expect

Diagnostic Imaging: What to Expect

Has your doctor suggested some diagnostic tests for you? If you’re having symptoms that are hard to explain, diagnostic imaging is often the best way for physicians to determine the cause. Some tests can also be valuable for routine screening. …

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