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3-D Mammography at Both DRA Locations
3-D Mammography Now Available in Waterbury
EVERYONE DESERVES GREAT LEGS!
Everyone Deserves Great Legs!
NOW YOU CAN HAVE A GREAT PAIR OF LEGS!
Contact the Connecticut Center for Advanced Vein Therapy to find out how you can get a great pair of legs! For more information click here.
NEW CONNECTICUT BREAST MRI LAW
MRI screening for breast cancer went into effect in Connecticut. The law requires insurance coverage for breast MRI screening in patients who meet the guidelines established by the American Cancer Society. The ACS recommends screening breast MRI for women who have:
DRA Teams with iCAD Vivid Look for More Accurate Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
DRA Teams with iCAD Vivid Look for More Accurate Prostate Cancer Diagnosis -Our new 3T MRI scanner in Middlebury is now outfitted with I CAD’s (Computer Aided Detection), advanced image analysis software used in the review of prostate MRI images. The use of this advanced imaging tool helps physicians more accurately detect, localize, stage and treat prostate cancer. (more…)
May is National Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month
Osteoporosis, or porous bones, is known as "the silent thief" because it steals minerals from your skeleton without symptoms or pain until a bone breaks. It is a common misconception that osteoporosis is an inevitable part of growing older. Fortunately, prevention strategies are simple and practical lifestyle choices. These include a diet rich in calcium and vitamin D and weight bearing exercises that work the bones against gravity. Not smoking and limiting alcohol intake will also help your bones stay strong. (more…)
DRA Receives ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence Accreditation
DRA has received recognition as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This achievement is awarded to DRA based on high practice standards in imaging quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.
DRA’s long standing commitment to wonen’s health issures is a source of great pride to everyone here. We were the first to bring digital mammography to the Waterbury area and we are confident that our patients are receiving superb radiological care. (more…)