Abdomen

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In colloquial language people use the word “belly“ for abdomen. Depending on the issue …

Angiography

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Angiography is a modern imaging technique for the examination of arterial vessels. The only step …

Arthritis

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Arthritis is an inflammatory disease of the joints. The main symptoms of the illness consist of …

Arthrosis

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Arthrosis is a chronic disease of the joints – a degenerative illness with a progressive …

Back Pains

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Back pain: A really complex subject with numerous causes and a great variety of diagnostics and …

CT

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CT = abbreviation for computed tomography: A radiographic technique which generates …

Diabetes

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Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disease. Multiple forms of diabetes have been identified, …

Fibrosis

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We refer to the pulmonary fibrosis = a fibrosing interstitial lung disease. We perform digital …

Foramen

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The medical term foramen refers to a hole, gap or opening. In this special case we are talking …

Gastritis

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The term gastritis refers to an infection of the stomach lining (gastric mucuous membrane). A feeling …

Intravenous

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The medical term intravenous has two meanings. On the one hand, it describes something which is in …

Mamma

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The scientific term mamma has its origin in the Latin language. It refers to the female breast. Please …

Metastasis

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In the course of disease malignant tumors generate metastases, which can further develop in other …

Microtherapy

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Microtherapies, which include image-guided back pain therapies like periradicular therapy (PRT) or …

MRI

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MRI is the abbreviation for magnetic resonance imaging. We offer you MRI, which is functionally …

Open MRI

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In Witten our practice RUHRRADIOLOGIE has been equipped with the world’s most powerful high …

Oral

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The term oral refers to the mouth. E.g. we talk about oral contrast agents for CT or MRI examinations …

Pain Therapy

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This special pain therapy is based on CT-guided injections. We differentiate between the periradicular …

Polyps

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With the term polyps we refer to benign adenomatous polyps, which are considered precursors to …

Sciatica

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Patients who suffer from sciatica show painful symptoms caused by an inflammated nervus ischiadicus …

Spinal Canal

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The term spinal canal describes the vertebral canal including the spinal cord which runs from the brain …

Stenosis

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Stenoses are similar to constrictions which, for example, can occur in blood vessels caused by …

Stroke

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A stroke is a medical emergency and has to be treated immediately and efficiently. We differentiate …

Struma

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In colloquial language people use the word “goitre“ for struma. It’s a symptom which derives from …

Thorax

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The medical term thorax means chest protector. The thorax consists of the thoracic vertebrae, …

Thrombus

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Thrombus derives from the Greek word thrómbos, which means blood clot. Blood clots can develop …

Tumor

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Tumors are abnormal tissue formations. We differentiate between benign and malignant tumors. In the …