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Dr. Jaime All Joins Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates

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FREDERICKSBURG, VA, Jan. 6, 2016 – Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) is pleased to welcome Dr. Jaime All to its practice. Dr. All is a board-certified and fellowship-trained interventional radiologist who specializes in minimally invasive endovascular treatments for peripheral arterial disease, deep vein thrombosis, trauma affecting the extremities, and other conditions. He also performs procedures for cancer, uterine fibroids, …

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Children’s imaging requires a special touch

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The needs of children always receive special attention from RAF doctors, as well as our entire service team. We’re committed in helping to address the anxious thoughts that parents often have, all while serving the unique needs of pediatric patients to ensure the safest medical and most comprehensive imaging available. We work as expert partners for referring physicians and families …

Patient Safety is a RAF Priority

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Patient safety has been a top priority for Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) since its inception.  With a focus on training, the use of alternative screening tools whenever appropriate, and the utilization of technologies and approaches that minimize radiation, RAF is continuously working to obtain the most useful medical information with the lowest dose of radiation.   RAF is committed …

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RAF Works to Keep Imaging Services Affordable

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Concerns about health care costs may cause patients to delay treatment, including imaging studies that could result in life-saving care due to early screening. It’s no secret that concerns about the cost of health services are on the rise. But, some medical professionals are less aware that these concerns may lead patients to delaying medical treatment. Fifteen percent of all …

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New Coverage of Low Dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening

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In an era where health screening resources are being scaled back as a cost-cutting measure, the new addition of Low Dose CT (LDCT) as a covered activity through Medicare allows more patients that are at risk for lung cancer to participate in annual screenings. High numbers of lung cancer deaths are attributed in part to the fact that lung cancer …

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3D Mammography: The Newest Tool to Save Lives

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According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer claims the lives of 40,000 women every year, however women who are regularly screened with a mammogram can reduce the mortality rate by 35%. Those numbers prove that through regular breast screenings, lives can be saved, and Radiology Associates of Fredericksburg has added a new tool to reduce those numbers even further. …