FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


The American College of Radiology (ACR), Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) have developed sophisticated websites that can answer many of your questions.

  • For information about diagnostic radiology - CT, MRI, ultrasound, mammography, and plain films. Click here
  • For information about interventional radiology - angiography, venography, biopsy, embolization, clot lysis, stent placement. Click here
  • For information about nuclear medicine radiology - bone scan, PET scan, V/Q scan, Lymphoscintigraphy, etc. Click here
  • For an explanation of what a Radiologist does and why they are important physicians in your health care. Click here
  • For short informational videos about various radiologic procedures. Click here
  • Is ionizing radiation safe? Click here
  • A Radiologist explains brain MRI. Click here
  • A Radiologist explains CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis. Click here
  • A Radiologist explains obstetric ultrasound. Click here
  • You can always email your questions to: info@metairieradiology.com