What is an
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is an
examination that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to
produce high quality images of body structures – such as
organs, muscles, tendons, cartilage and other soft tissue
structures, MRA (Magnetic Resonance Angiography) is a
special type of MRI examination designed to evaluate
arteries and veins. Both
MRI and MRA are painless, safe, and no radiation is used.
With the help of a sophisticated computer, images
are generated from several different angles.
This enables our physicians to examine and diagnose
What is a CT
A CT or CAT scan, is an advanced
computer-assisted x-ray that produces a series of highly
detailed cross-sectional images of the organs and
structures within your body.
This enables our radiologist to provide an accurate
assessment as to the medical condition of each patient.
What is an
An ultrasound is an examination that
utilizes high-frequency sound waves and their echoes to
produce a precise image of an organ or tissue.
Ultrasound can detect damaged tissues, identify
changing conditions and locate abnormal masses.
Since ultrasound uses no ionizing radiation, it as
an ideal test for use during pregnancy and to check on
What is a
bone densitometry (DEXA)?
A bone densitometry (DEXA) is
today’s established standard for measuring bone mineral
density (BMD). The
DEXA test can track the effects of osteoporosis and its
treatment and can also assess your risk for developing
helps your physician determine the best course of
treatment for you.
Mammography is a low-dose x-ray
procedure that can reveal tumors too small to be felt
within the breast.