What is the Difference Between a CT Scan and an MRI?

It is easy to get a CT Scan and MRI confused, but from a patient’s perspective, there is a significant difference! Here is a comparison of a CT Scan Vs. an MRI so you know what to expect from both imaging exams. What is a CT Scan? A CT Scan is the same thing as a CAT Scan. This type …

The Role of Diagnostic Imaging Centers During COVID-19

What is the Role of an Imaging Center? A medical imaging center is a facility staffed by board-certified, association-trained imaging specialists who have experience in symptomatic and preventative medication. A medical imaging center offers the comforts of a relaxed, professional atmosphere while delivering state-of-the-art imaging and quality patient care. At Alliance MRI, our team of diagnostic imaging specialists continuously works …

Do You Need A Sinus CT Scan To Diagnose Sinusitis?

It is often difficult to identify whether the sinus problems causing sinusitis are stemming from a bacterial infection or a viral infection from a common cold, which then causes inflammation. Your healthcare provider will base their diagnosis on the symptoms you are experiencing and will ask questions along the lines of determining: Mucus consistency The duration of experienced symptoms The …