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Radiology

Radiology

Radiology is the realization of images that facilitate the observation of the internal structures of the body to study lesions with low doses of ionizing radiation. Such images help the doctor to supplement the study of the patient. Conventional radiology is useful for diagnose broken bones, infections, arthritis, cancer, among other diseases and conditions.

For the realization of X-rays, the technician will help you get in position for examination, positioning the patient on the stretcher, sitting or standing and asking him to remain standing while taking the pictures. once placed, the technician will carry out the study focusing x-ray equipment to the area of ​​the body that is to be examined,

All radiology exams are read and interpreted by physicians. Once the study may have reported the results if necessary.

Ultrasound is a noninvasive radiological technique that uses high frequency sound waves which involves the emission of ultrasonic penetrate the body, "bounce" back out and forming an image. Not emit ionizing radiation.

A team of medical ultrasound is these ultrasounds, collects and interprets them using a computer. Ultrasound is used to view vital organs, blood flow, pregnancy ...

Types of Ultrasound: Hepato-Biliary, abdominal, pancreatic, thyroid, breast, testicular, gynecological, urological, prostate, kidney ...

What do we offer?

In our center with county equipment used for conventional radiology and ultrasound technicians and radiologists esperimentats to all kinds of radio-diagnostic examinations.

FAQ

The radiographic exam preparation varies depending on the area to be examined.

Be asked to discover the area of the body that is to be x-raying. It will provide a coat if necessary.

You will be asked to remove any metallic element, such as jewelry, sunglasses and clothing with metal clasps or closing, as these elements may interfere with the X-ray obscuring the image.

Conventional radiographs are performed through low ionizing radiation, producing an X-ray beam that is targeted and carefully limited to the specific body part examined. There is no residual radiation in your body after the test.

Coming extended service radiology and mammography orthopantomography

No need for special training.

Depending on the area to explore:
· Hepato-Biliary, abdominal pancreatic: fasting for 6h. you can drink water.
· Thyroid, breast, testicles: requires no preparation.
· Gynaecological, urological, prostate: 2 hours without urinating before and 30 minutes before the test drink a pint of water.
· Renal 30 minutes before the test drink a pint of water and eat lightly, without gas


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