1. Your Radiologic Technologist Matters

    “Always, a machine will only be as good as the person running it.” When you are getting medical imaging done, you usually focus on the results and the conclusions that your practitioner draws from your images. However, a crucial part of medical imaging is the skill of the radiology technologist, and this can determine the quality of your images. At Servant Medical Imaging we believe in employi…Read More

  2. Medical Imaging for Suspected Appendicitis

    Accurate and speedy diagnosis of appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix, is essential however many times the classical symptoms as described below may not be present, presenting the treating doctor with a dilemma. Before advanced imaging such as CT and ultrasound, the doctor had to make a decision as best he or she could. This resulted in the surgical removal of many normal appendices as ot…Read More

  3. Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Smoking

    Smoking is harmful to your health and there are many good reasons to quit. Smoking can lead to cancer of the throat, lungs and bladder, smokers are more likely to die early, and smokers spend more time in the hospital than non-smokers. Another problem is the negative impact smoking has on your sinuses. The good news is that this adverse effect of smoking on your sinuses can be reversed once you qu…Read More

  4. Ultrasound and Pregnancy

    Although ultrasound can be used for many different medical problems, people most often associate them with pregnancy. If you are pregnant, you may wonder if you really need an ultrasound scan, and how many you should have.. We will explore the purpose of ultrasound during pregnancy, how many scans you should have, and where to get them done. What is an Ultrasound? A prenatal ultrasound may also be…Read More

  5. Thank You!

    Servant Medical Imaging wants to give a big “Thank You!” to those many retail and restaurant facilities which honored our nation's active duty military and veterans last Saturday. Some, like Academy Sports, Home Depot, Lowes, and Bed, Bath and Beyond extended discounts. Many chain restaurants provided a free meal (or at least appetizers). Notable in Tulsa were Applebees, Cotton Patch Cafe, Red…Read More

  6. International Day of Radiology (IDoR)

    The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) is Wednesday, November 8. Help celebrate this special day, which marks the 122nd anniversary of the discovery of the X-ray by German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen. For 2017, IDoR celebrates radiologist in emergency departments who are on the front lines of patient care at all hours of the day and night. IDoR 2017 will also include celebrations during National…Read More

  7. The Reality of Medical Imaging Costs

    If your doctor has just informed you that you need medical imaging done, you may look for the closest imaging center or perhaps assumed that the hospital imaging center was your best or only choice. Patients don’t often think about medical care as they ordinarily would as a smart or savvy shopper. But you should! Choosing the wrong place for your MRI, CT, or ultrasound scan could cost you hundre…Read More

  8. Kidney Stones

    If you know someone who has had kidney stones, or you have experienced the agony yourself, you know that the pain can be unbearable. Kidney stones are one of the most painful experiences a person can have, sometimes even surpassing the pain of childbirth. What exactly are kidney stones, how are they diagnosed, and what can be done about them? Read on to find out more information, and how Servant M…Read More

  9. What is an Open MRI?

    While the traditional High-field MRI has high accuracy and slightly shorter scan times, there are occasions when an Open MRI is beneficial. If you have never heard of Open MRI, read on to find out more about this technology and if it’s a good option for you. Servant Medical Imaging offers Open MRI at six of our convenient locations, besides the High-field MRI at two locations. Open MRI Magnetic …Read More

  10. The Different Types of Medical Imaging

    When you need medical imaging, there is more than one option on what exam should be done. What kind of medical imaging you have done comes down to the kind of information your physician needs. X-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans, and MRIs all have their place in relaying valuable medical information, and your doctor will choose the test that is the most applicable to your situation. Read on to better un…Read More