A bone density test is a noninvasive, evaluation procedure that uses x-rays to measure bone mass or the weight of the skeleton. The exam provides a measurement corresponding to the mineral density of bone, used to diagnose osteopenia and osteoporosis.
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. A CT scan shows detailed images of the body, including the bones, muscles, and organs. CT scans are more detailed than general x-rays.
The latest advancement in the early detection of breast cancer, new digital capabilities will enable the technologist to immediately view mammogram images, thereby reducing the amount of time spent in the imaging suite and the need for re-examination.
Fluoroscopy is an imaging technique commonly used by physicians to obtain real-time images of the internal structures of a patient through the use of a fluoroscope.
A MRI is a diagnostic procedure that uses a large magnets, radio frequency pulses and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body
A branch of medicine and medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material to diagnose and determine the severity of or treat a variety of diseases. More specifically, nuclear medicine is a part of molecular imaging because it produces images that reflect biological processes that take place at the cellular and subcellular level.
Positron emission tomography, also called PET imaging or a PET scan, is a type of nuclear medicine imaging. A PET scan measures important body functions, such as blood flow, oxygen use, and sugar (glucose) metabolism, to help doctors evaluate how well organs and tissues are functioning.
An ultrasound, also called sonography, is a diagnostic imaging technique 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. Ultrasounds are used to view internal organs real-time to assess function and blood flow through various vessels.
Services at MedQuest Associates locations 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.
An x-ray is a diagnostic test uses small doses of radiation to produce images of internal tissues, bones and organs onto film.