Entries by Adam Smith

What is Interventional Radiology, and what are its benefits?

Interventional radiology (also known as IR) is the minimally invasive, image-guided treatment of medical conditions that once required open surgery. By harnessing the power of advanced imaging (ultrasound, X-rays, CAT scans, MRI scans and other innovative methods), interventional radiologists can see inside your body and treat complex conditions—even cardiovascular disease and cancer—less invasively and with […]

What is Breast Density, and Why is it Important?

The American College of Radiology, the Society of Breast Imaging, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), recommend that all women have yearly mammograms beginning at age 40. Women at high risk may benefit from starting earlier. What is Breast Density? Breasts are made up of a mixture of fibrous and glandular tissue and fatty […]

Breast Cancer Prevention

What Breast Cancer Screening Options are Available? At Radiology of Indiana, our whole service is geared around the needs of women who want fast, expert and accurate analysis and immediate treatment where required. Our approach is highly empathetic towards individual patients. Your specific needs are important to us and will guide your treatment every step […]

Our Breast Diagnostic Center North has Changed Locations

Our Breast Diagnostic Center North location has officially changed locations! Our Women’s Center address is now 7120 Clearvista Drive, Suite 1500 + 1300 Indianapolis, Indiana 46256. Call 317.806.8265 to set up an appointment. Visit our site to find more information: https://www.radiologyofindiana.com/breast-diagnostic-center-north-2/

Preparing for a Chest X-Ray

Chest x-rays are the most common medical imaging examinations. They produce an image of your heart and lungs. A chest radiograph is performed as part of routine physical exam or to reveal/rule out conditions like pneumonia, congestive heart failure, tuberculosis or other lung and heart conditions. Here is how to prepare for a Chest X-Ray. […]

Meet Dr. Joseph Yedlicka!

Meet Dr. Joseph Yedlicka! Dr. Yedlicka is the Director of Vascular and Interventional Radiology of Community Hospital. He is an expert in minimally invasive treatments including laser ablation of varicose veins and back pain management and treatment of spine fracture. Dr. Yedlicka’s extensive bibliography includes 41 scientific publications, 28 chapters in 6 textbooks, and over […]

Reduce Your Risk of Cognitive Decline

According to the Alzheimer’s association, adopting new lifestyle habits can reduce your risk of cognitive decline. Here are ten ways to love your brain in order to do so, even playing strategical games such as Bridge can reduce risk. http://alz.org/brain-health/10_ways-to-love-your-brain.asp

What is a Radiologist?

What is a radiologist? A radiologist is a doctor who is trained in diagnosing and/or treating disease with medical imaging. They complete 13 years of education including 4 years of pre-medical school, 4 years of undergraduate medical school, and a 5 year residency. Follow the link to find out more on what exactly is a […]

Purses with Purpose

Our Purses with Purpose event was last Saturday. Over 40 purses were donated from individuals and businesses. We are proud to announce that we surpassed the 2016 event by yielding a profit of $7,267! Thank you to Lisa Gill for courageously speaking at the event and sharing her experience as she battles ovarian cancer. We’d […]

Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Month is the best time to start thinking about ways to prevent the bone thinning disease. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, there are two types of exercises you can do to build and maintain your bone density: weight-bearing and muscle-strengthening. Click the link for the full article: https://www.nof.org/patients/fracturesfall-prevention/exercisesafe-movement/osteoporosis-exercise-for-strong-bones/