Diagnostic Imaging, Inc.

Services - Women's Imaging

Women's Imaging Services

Diagnostic Imaging, Inc radiologists provide a broad range of diagnostic and interventional women’s imaging procedures using state-of-the art techniques and equipment:

Breast Procedures

Womens Imaging
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Mammography

A low radiation dose x-ray procedure that is used to detect abnormalities in breast tissue.

Breast Ultrasound

An imaging procedure that is used most often to determine whether a lump or lesion is solid or fluid-filled. It is sometimes ordered on women who have dense breasts that may be difficult to evaluate using mammography. For more information on Breast Ultrasound visit Radiology Info.

Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

A minimally invasive procedure that uses special x-ray equipment to guide the radiologist to the location of the breast that must be sampled for laboratory evaluation.

Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy

A minimally invasive procedure that uses ultrasound equipment to guide the radiologist to the location of the breast that must be sampled for laboratory evaluation.

Ductography / Galactography

A minimally invasive x-ray procedure of the ducts in the breast. It requires the use of x-ray dye and mammography equipment and is performed by one of our women’s imaging specialists. For more information on Ductography visit Radiology Info.

Breast MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

A diagnostic procedure of the breast that may be ordered to evaluate a breast lesion. It may help to distinguish between a benign or malignant condition and may eliminate the need for an invasive biopsy procedure.

Breast Lymphoscintigraphy

A nuclear medicine procedure performed in conjunction with the patient’s breast and axillary lymph node surgery. The procedure is done to locate the first lymph node (also called the sentinel node) in the lymphatic chain to see if cancer has spread to that area. If the procedure shows that the sentinel node has not been affected by cancer the patient can be spared a full axillary dissection and possible future complications. For more information on Lymphoscintigraphy visit Radiology Info.

Other Women’s Imaging Procedures

Pelvic Ultrasound

A noninvasive diagnostic imaging procedure used to evaluate the pelvic cavity and its contents including the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes. For more information on Pelvic Ultrasound visit Radiology Info.

Fetal Ultrasound or Obstetrical Ultrasound

A noninvasive diagnostic imaging procedure that uses ultrasound waves and no ionizing radiation to evaluate the fetus. It is useful in determining the stages of pregnancy and the presence or absence of a fetal abnormality. For more information on Obstetrical Ultrasound visit Radiology Info.

Hysterosonography

A noninvasive diagnostic procedure in which a sterile saline solution is slowly infused into the uterus while ultrasound imaging takes place. It may be ordered to evaluate problems with infertility and abnormalities of the uterus. For more information on Lymphoscintigraphy visit Radiology Info.

Hysterosalpingography

A diagnostic procedure that uses contrast media or x-ray dye and x-ray imaging. The patient’s gynecologist inserts a catheter through the cervix and into the uterus. Contrast media is injected into the catheter and flows into the uterus and fallopian tubes. The contrast media allows these structures to be visualized on an x-ray. Hysterosalpinography may be ordered to evaluate suspected abnormalities of the uterus and fallopian tubes and to determine the possible causes for infertility. For more information on Lymphoscintigraphy visit Radiology Info.

Uterine Fibroid Embolization

A minimally-invasive surgical procedure performed by an interventional radiologist to treat conditions involving the presence of uterine fibroid tumors by blocking their blood supply and shrinking them.

DEXA – Bone Densitometry

An x-ray procedure that is used to measure a patient's bone mineral density, which is an indicator of bone strength.

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