Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a technology that uses radio waves and a powerful magnet linked to a computer to create detailed pictures of internal organs, blood vessels, muscles, joints, tumors, areas of infection, and more. These very high quality pictures can show the difference between normal and diseased soft tissues of the body, making it especially useful for a wide range of different types of imaging, including neurological and musculoskeletal. If necessary, a contrast agent may be used to help your doctor to see the MRI image more...
Transarterial Chemo-embolization (TACE)
What is transarterial chemoembolization (TACE)?
Chemoembolization is a procedure that allows a dose of chemotherapy drugs to be administered directly to your tumor. This procedure allows for the chemo drugs to be given to the tumor and lessens the side effects associated with chemotherapy. TACE is most often used to treat liver tumors.
How is TACE done?
An anesthetic (numbing medicine) will be applied to your skin. Dr. Christenson will make a small incision in your groin then thread a catheter (small plastic tube) from your groin into the artery...
Musculoskeletal radiology (MSK) is a subspecialty of radiology. MSK radiology uses state-of-the-art imaging technology to diagnose disorders of bones, joints, and soft tissues using a wide variety of modalities including conventional radiography (x-ray), computed tomography (CT), ultrasonography, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
MSK radiologists help diagnose a variety of musculoskeletal disorders including trauma, sports injury, arthritis, bone and soft tissue tumors, and many other etiologies causing acute and chronic pain.