Plain Film Radiology and Fluoroscopy (Barium Meals and Enemas)
are still the mainstay of Medical Imaging. Plain Film Radiology
is available at all Practice locations, Fluoroscopy at selected
General X-rays can usually can be performed on a walk-in basis.
If a report will be required at the time of the examination
then ring prior to arrival to confirm this will be available.
Ultrasound, due to its non-invasive nature, is increasingly
used in Medical Imaging. As well as general ultrasound, colour
Doppler ultrasound is used to image blood flow. Musculoskeletal
studies allow real time imaging of joints, muscles and soft
tissues. Specialised equipment for all these studies is available
in most locations.
Diagnostic Mammography requires highly trained and experienced
Imaging Technologists and Radiologists as well as specialised
equipment. Examinations are often complemented by ultrasound
or other additional procedures to aid diagnosis.
Computer Tomography (CT)
Spiral CT Scanning available at the Collins St and Sunshine
Rooms. Generally Bookings for these procedures are required
and may need special preparation (see FAQ).
OPG is a dental examination
that uses standard Xrays where the machine rotates around
the face. All branches offer OPG, except Altona Meadows.