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Fsjdfkljsl\ Before opening BayView Radiology, we established several key goals that would form an integral part of our mission and vision for our new Center. First, we would establish a facility that would be as comfortable and convenient as possible and that we would offer exceptional patient and physician customer service. Second, was to be sure we would be utilizing state of the art equipment with cutting edge technology for diagnosis coupled with the most reputable, board certified, experienced physicians along with a highly qualified knowledgeable technical staff. We also knew that in order to effectively serve our community, we would need to devote a separate section of our facility to women's imaging services. Additionally, our "Women Only" waiting room provides a warm and tranquil atmosphere to help our patients forget that they are in a clinical setting thereby easing some of their concerns or fears. Our services include MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), CT scan (Computed Tomography), Ultrasound,X-ray,Mammography (Mammogram), DEXA (Bone Density Scan) and specialize in Women’s Imaging in Tampa Bay. We Provide On Site Radiologist Certified Technologists ACR Accredited Mammography Same Day Appointments and Exam Availability Courtesy Calls For Abnormal Results 24 Hour Report Turn-around Courier Service For Film Delivery “Women Only” Private Waiting Area Knowledgeable, Courteous And Bilingual Staff Transportation Offered For CT/MRI Patients We Accept Most Insurance, Auto and Workers Compensation We Participate With Most HMO’s & PPO’s Cypress Point Office Park (813) 964 8439 10010 N Dale Mabry Hwy Monday to Friday Tampa, FL 33618 8 am – 5pm disease. Keep in mind that this is not a cure but CAT scan— how it can a method to better provide you with a help Save Your Life diagnosis. Remember, it is veryimportant to keep yourself Whenever we trip or fall, we would often brush healthy. You can accomplish this by eating the it off as long as we see that there are no right food and staying away from anything physical injuries. In the event that we do get an processed or fried. Make sure that you eat a lot injury such as a scrape, we would just apply a of fruits and vegetables because these are what disinfectant and cream for our wounds then you really need. Although you can take some wait for them to heal all on their own. However, medication and vitamins, nothing beats the there are some extreme cases where we would healthier sources. In addition to that, you can suffer internally and there is no way for us to keep a healthy workout regimen to keep the easily tell where the problem is not unless we blood pumping and to flush out the toxins from go through a CAT scan. your body. It will also help you a great deal to go for your general check-ups and doctor’s Doing so will enable us to better understand appointments. You can make an appointment what is going on with us and know exactly if there is a problem. We would save ourselves for certain ultrasounds if you wish to do so. the time and energy spent on worrying and guessing what could be the matter if we simply go for this. In addition to that, we will be able to get a better diagnosis and receive the CAT Scan- Things We appropriate treatment as soon as we can. Our doctor will also be able to tell the degree of our Need To Know About injuries this way. This Medical Procedure However, you need to keep in mind that you should only go through this very rarely because this utilizes radiation in order to get a better CAT scan, or CT scan for a majority of us, is short for Computer Axial Tomography Scan. A view of what is going on with you internally. lot of men and women would more often than Getting exposed to radiation all the time can be not have this common notion that this medical risky; however, when done correctly, it can provide you more help than harm. test is parallel to grace ailments and diseases. Although this diagnostic exam is indeed used to point out possible abnormalities inside our Another negative effect you can get is an allergic reaction to the iodine which is used in body, this is something that all of us should not order to get a better image of your body. In be really afraid and agitated of. This article is going to provide us necessary facts and addition to that, your kidney could experience some problems as well. However, this kind of information about this medical scanning scan is only used in the event that you and your procedure. doctor suspect that you have a life threatening Cypress Point Office Park (813) 964 8439 10010 N Dale Mabry Hwy Monday to Friday Tampa, FL 33618 8 am – 5pm How does a CT scan work? reduce the clarity; thus giving the radiologist a This particular test in the field of medicine is hard time interpreting them technically patterned to the conventional X-ray In addition to this, the length of the complete imaging. The main difference here is that examination is going to vary. This is going to imaging was taken to a whole new and different depend on what type of CAT is required. level. Instead of giving outlines, the Normally, a simple scan would take between sophisticated machines of CT scans would ten to forty five minutes whereas a more provide a three-dimensional computer model of complicated on would take even longer. what is inside the body of the patient. At the same time, health experts can also perform an This type of diagnostic imaging procedure is preferred to be used by a lot of medical health examination a specific area of the body since it professionals for the sake of convenience. This examines the parts of the body slice by slice, from all angles. Since the examination involves is because it allows these experts to have a clearer picture of what is really going on inside three-dimensions and angles, a CT scanner the bodies of their patients. As a result, they would use digital geometry in order to generate a three-dimensional image of the scanned may be able to properly diagnose the overall condition of the men and women who are object. seeking for their expertise. What happens during the procedure? The procedure in a CAT scan would vary. Sometimes, intravenous contrast agent is Detecting Health required wherein the patient is first briefed about the proceedings and asked to sign a form of consent before the needle and is placed and Hazards with taped down. In some cases, the head is Ultrasounds required to be immobilized. To achieve this, soft straps are being used to hold the head and neck Diagnostic procedures such as ultrasounds are in place. the foundations of a rational and scientific The moment the patient is in position, the medical intervention. These objectively help technologist would normally leave the room to health care professionals spot hazards that could endanger one’s life. This post talks about control scanner with a computer in the adjacent room. Just like X-ray procedures, the patient is the basic questions that people ask about the required to hold his or her breath and remain procedure. motionless while an image is being captured. In What is an ultrasound? order to capture the images from the best angle, the scanner may tilt forward and back. a. This is a medical imaging technique that Lying completely still is important when during utilized high frequency sound waves and their image capturing since the movement can echoes to provide an image of the internal structures of the human body. Cypress Point Office Park (813) 964 8439 10010 N Dale Mabry Hwy Monday to Friday Tampa, FL 33618 8 am – 5pm b. It transmits high-frequency sound pulses to 1. The thyroid gland is assed for the body by means of a probe. The sound waves nodules, growths, and tumors. travel into various tissues and get reflected back d. Physiotherapy onto the probe to be relayed into the machine as images. 1. Muscles, bones, and joints can be c. A two-dimensional imageis presented as a observed well. result of the recording. 2. For example, a swollen knee joint Whatfields benefit from it? may be checked for Baker’s cysts at the back of the knee. a. Obstetrics e. Other fields 1. It helps with the routine assessment and monitoring of women to check the 1. It can screen for gallstones or an infected gallbladder. progression of pregnancy. 2. It can check for bile duct blockage. 2. Pelvic approaches are used to visualize the ovary, uterus and fallopian 3. Pregnant and women and children tubes. who are advised not to have a CT scan b. Cardiology due to radiation risks may have an ultrasound instead. 1. Echocardiography is an ultrasound 4. In males, it can be used to detect evaluation of the heart, its associated structures, and the blood flow through testicular torsion. it. This can be done via a trans-thoracic 5. In females, it can help locate breast or trans-esophageal approach. lumps, uterine cysts, and 2. The heart is checked for the endometriosis. competence of its valves, the strength Is it painful? of its pumping muscles, the condition of its chambers, the presence of blood a. This procedure is generally painless. clots, the possible accumulation of fluids, and the existence of possible b. Invasive types could cause some discomfort, such as the trans-vaginal and trans-rectal types. pulmonary artery hypertension. c. It is a safe procedure with no significant 3. The blood vessels are asses to check for clots, blockages, and dilatations or hazards. aneurysms. The usual blood vessels What preparations are necessary? checked are the aorta, carotid, and a. Usually, no preparations are required. femoral vessels. c. Endocrinology Cypress Point Office Park (813) 964 8439 10010 N Dale Mabry Hwy Monday to Friday Tampa, FL 33618 8 am – 5pm b. The ones for the gallbladder need you to forgo food and fluids six hours before. c. The pelvic ultrasound would ask you to have a full bladder for better visualization. You will not be allowed to urinate before the exam. Diagnostic imaging makes the science of medicine a more convenient one for the practitioners. It also helps clients by detecting hazards that may endanger their lives. Consult your primary physician for routine examinations that keep your health constantly in check. Cypress Point Office Park (813) 964 8439 10010 N Dale Mabry Hwy Monday to Friday Tampa, FL 33618 8 am – 5pm
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