We have state-of-the-art digital x-ray machines at Alliance MRI that can provide patients with an affordable x-ray exam while maintaining a high quality. Contact us today to schedule your x-ray imaging today!
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What is an X-ray?
An x-ray is a form of electromagnetic radiation, much like visible light. During an X-Ray, particles pass through the body and a computer is utilized to capture images that are created.
What are X-rays used to diagnose?
X-Ray imaging can help doctors diagnose many conditions and injuries such as bone cancer, infections, bone cancer, and blood vessels. Below is the full list of other common conditions diagnosed through this procedure.
- Bone fractures
- Enlarged heart
What to expect?
- Before the scan, you will have to fill out a screening form that helps identify any red flags that can interfere with the imaging procedure or cause a health risk.
- This could be being pregnant, metal within your body, pacemaker, etc.
- Day of scan, you will be prompted to remove any jewelry or piercings before entering the X-ray machine
- Remove clothing and use gown given
- In the event your doctors asked for further detection, an I.V will be placed in your arm or hand.
- You may be asked to lie down or remain standing up depending on area being examined. In general, an x-ray exam can take about 10-15 mins.
Where to get an x-ray near me?
Alliance MRI has various locations all throughout the greater Houston area that offer x-ray services. Browse through our locations page to find the closest location in your area.
Frequently Asked Questions About Digital X-ray Services:
How long do x-rays take?
Generally, it can take within 10-15 mins for a x-ray screening. Duration will depend on the areas of the body being examined and mobility during this procedure.
Is an X-ray safe?
An x-ray picture is created by using radiation. The minimal dosage of radiation is used to create an x-ray picture at Alliance MRI. All requests for x-ray are closely monitored to ensure that patients receive the most exact diagnosis while using the least amount of radiation exposure.
How long does it take to get X-ray results back?
In the event of emergency, x-rays are available within hours. However, typically these circumstances occur when an individual is taken to the ER from an accident or taken due to extreme pain.
What are the benefits of digital x-rays?
Digital x-rays produce less radiation levels than traditional x-rays. The images produced by these types of x-rays are also high-resolution that can be analyzed and magnified to view additional antimoniacal features.
Alliance MRI is streamlining connections with physicians to reduce opportunity for error and encourage timely service. Our experienced staff offer authorization and scheduling benefits that speed the insurance process and answer any questions that may arise.
If you have individualized needs, please call your local facility and someone will help you immediately.
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Find an Alliance MRI Location for an Affordable X-ray in Houston
Please contact Alliance MRI for more information on our digital x-ray services and other services listed below in Houston or to find a location closest to you.
- Arthrogram capabilities
- CT scanning
- iStat Equipment to conveniently check blood levels before administering contrast dye.
*Please note that not all equipment is available at all centers; please check your preferred location for details on services.