Fluoroscopy

Fluoroscopy is the use of a an X-ray beam by a board certified radiologist to produce real time images of your anatomy in question. The images are captured and viewed on a fluoroscope, which looks like a small television. Unlike a traditional X-ray that produces a single image, fluoroscopy allows the radiologist to see contrast moving through your body in real time.

In addition to skeletal images, fluoroscopy is used to look at the digestive, urinary, respiratory and reproductive systems. You can review information specific to your scan by selecting from the 'study type' menu in the left column.

Barium Enema

A Barium Enema is a fluoroscopic exam of your rectum and colon which provides a detailed evaluation of your lower digestive tract. This exam helps detect problems such as a blockage, a tumor, polyps, or other disorders. There is a small amount of radiation with a barium enema, however, the benefits of this test far outweigh any risks.

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Upper GI

A diagnostic study using X-rays of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (first part of the small bowel) with barium, air or both.

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Small Bowel

Fluoroscopy of the small bowel is used to evaluate for obstructions or blockages, growths, scar tissue, ulcers, tears and Crohn's disease.

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Esophagram

An Esophagram is a functional exam of the esophagus where a Radiologist views the esophagus in real time while you drink barium.

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Myelogram

A diagnostic fluoroscopic study of the spinal canal, nerve roots and spinal cord by injection of contrast solution into the spinal canal. A myelogram may be used to determine the cause of arm or leg numbness, weakness or pain. It looks for narrowing of the spinal canal, spinal stenosis, spinal tumors, herniated discs, and inflammation of the membrane surrounding the spinal cord.

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Hysterosalpingogram

A Hysterosalpingogram is a fluoroscopic exam that is typically used to evaluate the fallopian tubes. This exam is most often performed to determine if the fallopian tubes are open or blocked in female patients who are having difficulty in becoming pregnant. The exam is also performed in patients have had their fallopian tubes "tied" or surgically blocked with coils to make sure the tubes are no longer open.

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Therapeutic Joint Injections

Therapeutic joint injections are a minimally invasive treatment option used to relieve pain caused by inflammatory joint conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis and gout.

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