• Breast Cancer on Chest CT

    CT is more commonly done to stage breast cancer.  That means we see how far the cancer has spread.  We can also see larger and more advanced cancer in the…

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  • Breast Nodule On CT

    Chest CTs include the breasts.   Occasionally, we see abnormalities like nodules and masses.  Nodules are round abnormalities that are different then the background breast tissue.   Nodules on chest…

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  • Can CT Find Breast Cancer?

    CTs of the Chest include the breasts and can sometimes identify an abnormality like a mass.  More often, CTs are done to stage breast cancer. That means we are looking…

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  • Obstructive Bowel Gas Pattern on X-ray

    Obstructive bowel gas pattern means the small or large intestine is obstructed.  This can be a complete high grade obstruction where nothing gets through or a partial obstruction.  Patients often…

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  • Low Ejection Fraction on HIDA and Gallbladder Dysfunction

    A HIDA scan (hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid scan) with calculation of ejection fraction is done to evaluate the function of the gallbladder.   In this test, we see how well the…

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  • Can Fat Stranding on CT Mean Cancer?

    Fat stranding on CT means that the normally dark uniform fat has patchy brighter densities within.  The fat becomes dirty in appearance.  Fat stranding on CT can indicate many different…

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