Most patients referred to Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) for vertebroplasty or a related procedure, kyphoplasty, experience rapid pain relief from vertebral compression fractures. Interventional radiologists use imaging guidance to inject medical-grade bone cement into the
New Picture Archive Communication System Bridges Distance Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) is launching a new Picture Archive Communication System (PACS) this fall. It will enable radiologists and clinicians to view complex medical images and
RAF Hires Four New Radiologists Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg has added four board-certified radiologists to its practice, which now totals 29 physicians with extensive training covering all medical imaging subspecialties. Ed Swager, chief executive officer for RAF, attributes the practice’s recent growth to a number of factors. “We are expanding services to a growing population while, at the same time, …
Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) and its parent group, Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) Ltd., announce that Victor J. D’Addio, M.D., FACS, has joined the practice. Dr. D’Addio is the Fredericksburg area’s only board-certified vascular surgeon. Together, the practice
Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) acquired Virginia Vascular Imaging this year. Though the name has changed, the phone number, location and vascular lab services remain the same.
Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), also referred to as uterine artery embolization, is gaining increased attention as an alternative to hysterectomy for symptomatic uterine fibroids. Authoritative medical reports indicate it is safe, effective and increasingly covered by insurance.
Digital Mammography Increases Accuracy The Imaging Center for Women converted from analog mammography to digital mammography in October 2007. Since then, Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg has reported the enhanced ability to visualize low-density calcifications in high-density breasts. Mammogram films of high-density
Ask one of the newest members of Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg what he finds most exciting about the field of radiology, and you won’t hear about any one area of clinical interests, cases or research. Dr. Neil Patil enjoys it all.
Computed tomographic (CT) colonography, also referred to as virtual colonoscopy, is providing local clinicians with a minimally invasive screening tool for detecting early colorectal cancer and polyps. Christopher Meyer, MD, radiologist and member of the virtual colonoscopy team at Radiologic