Monthly Archives: July 2012

30 07, 2012

London 2012 Summer Olympics

2012-07-30T18:27:34-04:00 July 30th, 2012|MRI Vancouver|

As the most recent hosts of the Olympics, Canadians may be watching the 2012 summer games in London, England, with a critical eye. Today however the mood is not critical, but celebratory, as Canadian divers Emilie Heymans and Jennifer Abel are the first to earn a medal sporting red and white in London. The divers [...]

23 07, 2012

The Importance of Follow up Imaging

2012-07-23T17:41:37-04:00 July 23rd, 2012|MRI Vancouver|

We had a man in recently for a whole body scan. The advanced 3D images showed cysts in his kidneys. Providing complete care is important to us, so when our doctor thought one of the cysts appeared to be abnormal we asked him to come back for a follow up scan. The patient came back [...]

16 07, 2012

Don’t miss out on summer!

2012-07-16T17:17:52-04:00 July 16th, 2012|MRI Vancouver|

It is finally summer here in beautiful Vancouver. The warmer weather has more people out and about enjoying the sunshine. Biking the seawall, hiking in Lynn Canyon and playing beach volleyball. The beautiful weather doesn’t last long so I encourage you to make the most of it. Who do you know with an injury that [...]

11 07, 2012

What is the difference between a PET scan and MRI?

2012-07-11T18:56:49-04:00 July 11th, 2012|MRI Vancouver|

People regularly call our clinic to ask us to explain the difference between a PET scan and an MRI. At AIM Medical Imaging, we offer only MRI. The advanced technology at our Vancouver clinic allows us to offer whole body scans and enables us to detect cancer anywhere in the body. Most MRI machines are [...]

3 07, 2012

We use MRI to determine if chemotherapy is working

2012-07-03T20:30:29-04:00 July 3rd, 2012|MRI Vancouver|

Millions of people suffering from cancer are treated using chemotherapy and often times the toxic treatment fails to kill off the deadly tumor cells. A recent article published online on News Medical drew attention to advanced MRI scanning techniques that can image the cancerous cells to determine if the chemotherapy is indeed working. According to [...]

3 07, 2012

We use MRI to determine if chemotherapy is working

2012-07-03T16:13:55-04:00 July 3rd, 2012|MRI Vancouver|

Millions of people suffering from cancer are treated using chemotherapy and often times the toxic treatment fails to kill off the deadly tumor cells. A recent article published online on News Medical drew attention to advanced MRI scanning techniques that can image the cancerous cells to determine if the chemotherapy is indeed working. According to [...]