Imaging & Radiology

  • Technology Echocardiogram

  • Congenital Echocardiogram

  • Contract Echocardiogram

  • Resting Echocardiogram

  • Stress Echocardiogram

    What is a stress echocardiogram? A stress echocardiogram is a diagnostic exam using high frequency sound waves and treadmill exercise to study the heart, assess exercise tolerance and the health of your heart’s blood supply.  Ultrasound does not involve the use of any radiation and is safe. How is the examination performed? A stress echocardiogram […]

  • Echocardiogram

    What is an echocardiogram? An echocardiogram is a diagnostic ultrasound exam using high frequency sound waves to study the heart.  The images obtained allow the doctor to assess the function of your heart including your heart valves. Ultrasound does not involve the use of any radiation and is safe. How is the examination performed? An […]

  • Mammography (Screening | Diagnostic)

    What is a Mammogram? A mammogram is a specific type of imaging that uses a low-dose x-ray system and specialized computer system for examination of the breasts.  Most medical experts agree that successful treatment of breast cancer often is linked to early diagnosis.  Mammography plays a key part in early detection of breast cancers because […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Sentinel Lymph Node Scan (Breast & Skin | Melanoma)

  • Nuclear Medicine GI Bleed (Gastrointestinal) Scan

  • Nuclear Medicine Liver | Spleen Scan

  • Nuclear Medicine Meckels (intestinal study) Scan

  • Nuclear Medicine Renal Scan

    What is a Renal Scan? A nuclear medicine renal scan is a very accurate means of measuring kidney function.  This exam is done primarily on patients with known kidney disease to evaluate the kidney’s ability to clear fluids from the body.  Sometimes this examination is done in conjunction with the injection of a diuretic used […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Parathyroid Scan

    What is a Parathyroid Scan? A nuclear medicine parathyroid scan is an accurate means of imaging the parathyroid.  This exam is done on patients for a variety of reasons. The exam is done by using a substance that is injected into a vein in your arm or hand. This very mild and safe radioactive agent […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Myocardial Perfusion Scan

    What is a Myocardial Perfusion Scan? A nuclear medicine myocardial perfusion scan is a diagnostic exam of the heart. This two part study examines the blood flow to the heart muscle. When the coronary arteries become blocked a number of symptoms can occur possibly leading to a myocardial infarction (heart attack). Under normal everyday activities, […]

  • Nuclear Medicine MUGA Scan

    What is a MUGA Scan? A nuclear medicine MUGA scan (Multiple Uptake Gated Acquisition Scan) is a very accurate means of measuring the function of your heart’s left ventricle. How is the examination performed? A registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist will perform your examination and can answer any questions you may have.  This exam is performed […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Lung Scan

    What is a Lung Scan? A nuclear medicine lung scan is a two phase study that allows the visualization of the air flow and blood flow to your lungs. How is the examination performed? A registered and certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist will perform your examination and can answer any questions you may have.  This exam […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Hepatobiliary Scan

    What is a Hepatobiliary Scan? A nuclear medicine hepatobiliary scan is a very accurate means of detecting gall bladder disease.  The liver produces a chemical called bile.  Bile aids in the digestion of food.  In our hepatobiliary system, bile goes through the liver, gall bladder and small intestine via various ducts.  Sometimes the flow of […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Gastric Emptying Scan

    What is a Gastric Emptying Scan? A nuclear medicine gastric emptying scan is a functional study done to measure your stomach’s digestion.  A small, safe amount of radioactive material is mixed into an egg or oatmeal which you will eat.  Pictures are taken over time to measure the digestion. How is the examination performed? A […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Bone Scan

    What is a Bone Scan? A nuclear medicine bone scan is a study done that can identify abnormalities or injury to your bones by providing a functional image.  That means the image shows how the cells are performing-normally or abnormally, and to what degree. How is the examination performed? A registered and certified Nuclear Medicine […]

  • Nuclear Medicine Thyroid Uptake & Scan

    What is a Thyroid Uptake & Scan? A nuclear medicine thyroid uptake and scan is an accurate means of measuring thyroid function. How is the examination performed? A registered and certified nuclear medicine technologist will perform you examination and can answer any questions you may have. Who is a candidate for a Thyroid Uptake & […]