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Dr. Attariwala

5 09, 2018

Researchers warn against ionizing radiation imaging in children

2018-09-05T11:07:58-05:00 September 5th, 2018|Canada, Cancer Research, Diffusion MRI, Dr. Attariwala, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Research, MRI Vancouver, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

AIM's full body MRI scan is one hundred per cent free of ionizing radiation. Compare that to a CT scan which exposes the patient to radiation equivalent to 70 X-Rays. Yet, CT is still a common imaging modality in public hospitals. Children are particularly susceptible to ionizing radiation; in fact, childhood exposure to CT scans [...]

8 04, 2015

Dr. Attariwala Featured Speaker at Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences Conference

2015-04-08T21:22:55-05:00 April 8th, 2015|Dr. Attariwala, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Vancouver, Radiologist, Radiology|

AIM's medical director Dr. Raj Attariwala will be a featured speaker at this weekend's Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada) RCCSS (C) conference at the Four Seasons hotel in Vancouver. The RCCSS(C) is a national specialty College comprised of doctors who have been working with Canada's elite athletes for over 20 years. The topic [...]

22 07, 2014

AIM Invited to NIST Conference on Quantitative MRI

2014-07-22T20:40:33-05:00 July 22nd, 2014|Dr. Attariwala, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology|

Over July 14-16, AIM's Medical Director Dr. Raj Attariwala was invited to take part in NIST's Workshop on Standards for Quantitative MRI at NIST's headquarters in Boulder, CO. NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), which was founded in 1901, is one of the oldest physical science labs in the United States. NIST supports the research and [...]

27 02, 2014

Dr. Attariwala Featured on CKNW’s Talk to the Experts

2014-02-27T00:54:06-05:00 February 27th, 2014|Brain MRI, Cancer Research, Dr. Attariwala, Early Cancer Detection, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, MRI Vancouver, Radiologist, Radiology, Video, Whole Body MRI|

AIM's medical director, head radiologist and inventor of our whole body scan, Dr. Raj Attariwala, is a star on the radio! Dr. Raj, as his patients affectionately call him, was interviewed by Ian Power for CKNW's Talk to the Experts this past Sunday, February 23, about why he set up AIM Medical Imaging, how AIM [...]

14 02, 2014

When Should You Choose MRI Over CT, PET or Ultrasound?

2014-02-14T19:33:58-05:00 February 14th, 2014|Brain MRI, Dr. Attariwala, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Vancouver, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

One of our patients recently asked Dr. Attariwala some great questions: When is MRI most suitable for diagnostic imaging? What tissues/areas of the body are best imaged with MRI? How does MRI compare with other imaging modalities such as CT, FDG PET and Ultrasound? MRI and Ultrasound are, wherever possible, preferable to CT and PET [...]