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Angioplasty

Angioplasty, also called balloon angioplasty, is a minimally invasive procedure performed by an interventional radiologist to improve blood flow in the body's...

Angiography

Angiography is a type of xray that is done to image blood vessels in various parts of the body, including...

Barium Enema

This is an x-ray evaluation of the large intestine, also known as the colon. The appendix may be seen if...

Bone Density (DEXA)

Physicians use x-rays to view and evaluate bone fractures and other injuries of the musculoskeletal system. However, a plain x-ray...

Bone Scan

A nuclear medicine bone scan is usually done to assess the entire skeleton for diseases such as fractures, arthritis, infection...

Breast MRI

MRI of the breast is not a replacement for mammography or ultrasound imaging, but rather is a supplemental tool for...

Cardiac

Magnetic resonance imaging is becoming very important in the initial diagnosis and subsequent management of heart disease. MRI can help...

Cardiac Stress Test

Cardiac nuclear medicine tests are indicated for individuals with unexplained chest pain or chest pain brought on by exercise (called...

CT Angiography

Computed tomography angiography (CTA) is an examination that uses x-rays to visualize blood flow in blood vessels throughout the body, from arteries...

CT Guided Biopsies

A biopsy involves removing a small piece of tissue for examination by a physician. A needle biopsy, sometimes called a...

Diagnostic Mammography

Similar in technique to screening mammography, diagnostic mammography is used to diagnose breast disease in women experiencing symptoms such as...

Hepatobiliary (HIDA) Scan

Hepatobiliary (HIDA) Scan is used to assess gallbladder function. The test is usually performed for persistent or recurrent abdominal pain,...

Joint (Musculoskeletal) Imaging


MRA

MR angiography (MRA) is an MRI study of the blood vessels. It utilizes MRI technology to detect, diagnose and aid...

Myelography

Myelography is an x-ray examination of the spinal cord and the space surrounding it, called the subarachnoid space. The x-ray...

Neuroimaging

MRI is the most sensitive exam for brain tumors, strokes and certain...

Non-Invasive Vascular US

An ultrasound image is a useful way of evaluating the body's circulatory system. Ultrasound images are captured in real-time, so...

Obstetrical US

Obstetric ultrasound refers to the specialized use of sound waves to visualize and thus determine the condition of a pregnant...

PET (Positron Emission Tomography)

Positron emission tomography, also called PET scan, is a diagnostic examination that involves the acquisition of physiologic images based on...

Screening Mammography

Mammography is a specific type of imaging that uses low-dose x-rays to visualize the breasts. A mammogram is used as...

Stent Placement

Vascular stenting, which is often performed at the same time as an angioplasty, involves the placement of a small wire...

Thyroid Uptake and Scan

The thyroid scan is used to determine the size, shape and position of the thyroid gland. The thyroid uptake is...

Upper GI/Barium Swallow

Also called an "upper gastrointestinal (GI) series" or simply an "upper GI," upper gastrointestinal tract radiography is a flouoscopic x-ray...

Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a new way of treating fibroid tumors of the uterus. Fibroid tumors, also known as...

Vertebroplasty

Vertebroplasty is an image-guided, minimally invasive, nonsurgical therapy used to strengthen a broken vertebra (spinal bone) that has been weakened...

Visceral (Non-Obstetric US)

Ultrasound is a useful way of examining many of the body's internal organs, including but not limited to the heart,...