Category: Radiology Stories

Radiology Global Health Partnership at UVA Grows

Radiology Global Health Partnership at UVA Grows Three UVA Radiologists travel to Uganda to strengthen a flourishing radiology global health partnership. Thanks to modern technology, the partnership continues even when…

What is a radiologist?

Although you may never meet your radiologist, they are dedicated to making sure you receive the best possible health care treatment. Your radiologist at UVA is a medical doctor (MD)…

Nuclear Medicine Staff Throw Party for Xofigo Patient

Nuclear Medicine Staff Throw Party for Xofigo Patient When Richard Zantow completed his sixth and final round of radiation therapy, the staff in Nuclear Medicine baked cupcakes, blew up balloons,…

Standing X-ray Table Helps Those Who Can’t Stand

How do you get a standing x-ray of someone who can't stand? Well, the answer used to be a lot more complicated than it is now. For a long time,…

What is an X-ray? (For Kids)

What is an X-ray? (For Kids) Parents, if your child is having an X-ray exam, this is the information they (and you, too) will need to know. You can read…

Imaging of the Future: A Wearable Brain Scanner

UVA researcher Dr. Stan Majewski imagined a machine that could show real-time pictures of the brain while people are walking, talking, sitting upright, and basically just acting normally. And then…

Living Well after Surviving a Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Dr. Evan Cohn studied radiology at UVA and years later had his own life saved by the UVA radiologists that helped train him. On October 26th, 2015, Evan Cohn and…

One Question You Should Be Asking About Your Mammogram

When you make an appointment to get a mammogram, these common questions come to mind: Will it hurt? When can I get my results? How long will this take? How…

Peripheral Arterial Disease: 75% Don’t Know They Have It

Peripheral Arterial Disease: 75% Don't Know They Have It Are you over 50? Do you frequently have pain in your legs? Are your feet often cold or discolored? Do you…

MRI Enterography: What to Expect and How to Prepare

MRI Enterography (or MRE) is an exam that helps your doctor see your small intestines. Your small intestines process slowly, so you have to spend a chunk of time preparing…