Diagnostic imaging at St. Vincent’s is done in our state-of-art Department of Radiology, where the focus is on achieving accurate, focused data about the internal health of the patient. Communicated in digital format that translates to images on a computer screen, this information facilitates diagnoses of conditions or diseases that range from problematic but treatable to life threatening.
Diagnostic Radiology Exams
Some of the many diagnostic exams that our expert radiologists are able to perform in the department are:
- Arthritic series
- ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograph)
- Lower extremities:
- Heels (Os Calcis)
- Lower Leg
- Upper extremities:
- Gastrointestinal tract:
- Air contrast GI series
- Barium enema/colon
- Small bowel
- Swallowing function
- T-tube cholangiogram (test of the biliary duct system)
- Upper GI series
- Facial bones
- TM joints (for Temporomandibular joint of the jaw)
- IVP (for intravenous pyelogram: exam of the kidneys, bladder and ureters)
- Long bone survey
- Metastatic series
- Sacroiliac joints
- Dorsal (thoracic)
- Soft tissue neck
St. Vincent’s Department of Radiology excels in offering the most up-to-date scanning services. Our radiologists and technical and support staff are trained in leading-edge technologies and maintain best-practices standards. They are able to provide immediate comprehensive inpatient imaging services 24 hours a day in Radiology’s pristine, comfortable setting. Widely respected in the region as a vital community resource, St. Vincent’s Department of Radiology has earned multi-modality accreditations by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
For outpatient services at Radiology, call (203) 576-5917. A testing availability schedule may be viewed on our Appointments page.
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