Each year when spring and summer roll around do you fear wearing shorts or your bathing suit due to your varicose veins? You don’t have to feel this way anymore! A minimally invasive treatment exists that can help get you the legs you want. Endovenous laser treatment eliminates unsightly varicose veins with an in-office procedure, minimal-to-no scarring or side effects and with a quick recovery. The endovenous laser treatment procedure is safe, fast, and effective, performed by our highly trained, board-certified vascular surgeons. In less than an hour, you can be free from bulging, twisted varicose veins and back to enjoying your everyday activities.
There are a few different standard blood tests generally ordered by your physician. Many blood tests don’t require any special preparation and take only a few minutes. Other tests may require fasting (not eating any food) for 8 to 12 hours before the test.
The American Thyroid Association reports that while thyroid lumps (nodules) are common, fewer than 1 in 10 is cancerous. If a physician feels a lump in your neck/thyroid, a fine needle aspiration may be recommended to diagnose if it is cancer.
Did you know that there are many different types of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners? At DuPage Medical Group (DMG), wide bore MRI systems are utilized to achieve the highest quality image while also keeping the patient’s experience in mind.
Referred to by many as robotic surgery for prostate cancer, or robotic prostatectomy, da Vinci Prostatectomy is more accurately a robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgery that is quickly becoming the preferred treatment for removal of the prostate following early diagnosis of prostate cancer. In fact, studies suggest that da Vinci Prostatectomy may be the most effective, least invasive prostate surgery performed today.
DMG is offering Coronary Calcium Score CT Scans for $75.
Your doctor may have recently ordered an MRI, MRA and MRV scan of your head, but your head is spinning with what all these acronyms mean. Each type of magnetic field imaging test serves a specific purpose. Here are the differences between an MRI, MRA and MRV:
Most Dermatologists practicing in the United States are members of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dermatologists indicate this by placing FAAD after their names. FAAD stands for “Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.”
The main purpose of the 20-week pregnancy ultrasound is to ensure that your baby is developing normally, not to reveal the gender of your baby. It evaluates your baby’s growth, development and determines how your pregnancy is progressing through the use of sound waves.