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Zilkha Radiology would like to be your partner in health care. Feel free to ask your questions and share your concerns with us. We will work with you to develop a wellness program for the care and treatment you need.

We welcome you to our practice and look forward to caring for you.

Zilkha Radiology provides a full range of medical services including the following:


Magnetic Resonance Angiography FAQs

Magnetic resonance angiography, also known as MRA, uses a magnetic field, radio waves and contrast material to produce detailed images of blood vessels throughout the body. This procedure does not use ionizing radiation, and can effectively detect, diagnose and aid in the treatment of stroke and other vascular diseases. ...


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Breast MRI Scan

A breast MRI (magnetic-resonance imaging) scan is a noninvasive diagnostic imaging test that produces multiple cross-sectional images of the breast to help screen for breast cancer.

This advanced procedure is capable of detecting certain abnormalities that may not be found by other imaging techniques.  An MRI scan is often performed after a mammogram, and may be helpful in staging breast cancer. ...


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MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy

When a lump or abnormality is detected in the breast, it is not always possible to determine whether the growth is cancerous or benign from imaging tests alone. A breast biopsy is often performed to remove cells from the suspicious area of the breast for further examination. ...


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Doppler Ultrasound

A Doppler ultrasound is a noninvasive diagnostic imaging test that uses sound waves to evaluate blood flow through the major vessels. There are many benefits to Doppler ultrasound: It is the only type of ultrasound capable of evaluating blood vessels; it does not utilize any ionizing radiation; and it can easily be performed in a doctor's office. In the hands of a skilled practitioner, a Doppler ultrasound provides extremely accurate results, although it is occasionally possible for a bone to block part of an image. A Doppler ultrasound procedure is considered risk-free. ...


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Echocardiography

Echocardiography, also known as an ultrasound of the heart, is a diagnostic test that uses sound waves to examine the heart. The test helps determine the size and shape of the heart, as well as how well its components are functioning. The results of the test are often used to diagnose high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, an aneurysm, or other heart conditions. ...


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Digital Radiography

Digital X-rays are performed similarly to conventional X-rays but use a special imaging detector that "reads" the body part rather than exposing it on film. This is the same technique used by digital cameras. The images produced by digital X-rays can be viewed on a computer, which allows for faster results and convenient delivery to other doctors. ...


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