An MRI is a diagnostic procedure that uses large magnets, radio frequency pulses and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body.
A computed tomography scan (CT or CAT scan), is a diagnostic imaging procedure that uses a combination of x-rays and computer technology to produce cross-sectional images (often called slices) of the body.
An ultrasound, also called sonography, is a diagnostic imaging exam that uses a small transducer (probe) and ultrasound gel to expose the body to high-frequency sound waves to create images of blood vessels, tissues and organs.
An X-ray is a diagnostic test that uses small doses of radiation to produce images of internal tissues, bones and organs onto film.
A bone density test is a noninvasive procedure that uses x-rays to measure bone mass. The exam provides a measurement corresponding to the mineral density of bone, used to diagnose osteopenia and osteoporosis.
A branch of medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material to diagnose, determine the severity of, or treat a variety of diseases.
Women's services are provided by board certified radiologists who sub-specialize in diagnostic mammography. These services are provided using state-of-the-art mammography equipment in an environment that is focused on women's health.
Mammograms are one of the best ways to find the early stages of breast cancer. It can reveal small tumors up to two years before you or your doctor can feel them.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) produces images using a strong magnet and radio waves. It is a sensitive test for the detection of breast cancer, but does not take the place of mammography.
Ultrasound imaging of the breast uses sound waves to produce pictures of the internal structures of the breast. It is primarily used to help diagnose breast lumps or other abnormalities your doctor may have found during a physical exam, mammogram or breast MRI.
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