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FDA Consumer Health Information – Avoid Fetal “Keepsake” Images, Heartbeat Monitors

In News, Uncategorized by Addison Clark

Ultrasound imaging is the most widely used medical imaging method during pregnancy.  Fetal ultrasound imaging provides real-time images of the fetus. Doppler fetal ultrasound heartbeat monitors are hand-held ultrasound devices that let you listen to the heartbeat of the fetus. Both are prescription devices designed to be used by trained health care professionals. They are not intended for over-the-counter (OTC) …

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Dr. Deepak Raghavan Joins Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg As Neuroradiology Cases Grow

In News by Addison Clark

FREDERICKSBURG, VA, Oct. 14, 2014 — Dr. Deepak Raghavan has joined Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) in response to the increasing volume of neuroradiology imaging studies handled by the practice, RAF CEO Ed Swager announced today.  Neuroradiology studies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans of the brain, spine, head and neck assist in diagnosing conditions …

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Leg Pain When Walking Is Not a Normal Sign of Aging, Warns Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates

In News by Addison Clark

Love Your Limbs™ Campaign Highlights Peripheral Arterial Disease Older adults who experience leg cramping or heaviness when walking short distances may think it’s a normal part of aging, but these symptoms can signal a serious medical condition called peripheral arterial disease, according to healthcare providers with Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA).

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Radiologist Spotlight: Thomas T. Medsker, MD

In Medsker, News, Physician Spotlight by Addison Clark

When Dr. Thomas T. Medsker, a board-certified diagnostic radiologist, was a ninth grader in Elyria, Ohio, he was asked to write an essay on a classic topic: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” He envisioned a future in medicine and made good on his aspiration, obtaining his undergraduate degree in biology and medical degree from the …