Diagnosing a problem is the first step toward recovery from any medical condition. Diagnostic imaging covers a broad range of radiologic tests that help doctors make a diagnosis. Greenwich Hospital offers patients and doctors access to the most current and accurate methods for diagnosis and treatment.
Imaging Procedures at Greenwich Hospital
The following are among the wide variety of imaging procedures offered at Greenwich Hospital on an inpatient and outpatient basis:
MRI uses a magnetic field to provide detailed images.
Ultrasound uses sound waves to view internal structures.
Bone density scan an detect osteoporosis.
Radiography/General X-ray offers clear precise images.
CT scan shows anatomy in great detail.
Breast imaging/Mammography is used to prevent and diagnose breast cancer.
PET scan measures metabolic activity.
Nuclear medicine tests view organ function in real time.
Angiography can detect blockage or narrowing of blood vessels.
Myelogram shows the spinal cord and its nerve roots.
GI (gastrointestinal) series views the digestive tract.
Learn more about GI testing in the Digestive (Gastroenterology) section
Digital fluoroscopy shows body systems as they move, including the skeletal, digestive, urinary, respiratory, and reproductive systems.
The role of an imaging technologist
All of our technologists are accredited and licensed in their specialty. These specialists are trained to get the images the physician needs to make a proper diagnosis. Imaging technologists do not make the diagnosis themselves. Learn more about our technologists and what to expect in CT, Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound.