Ultrasound at Suburban Imaging – Northwest
Jan 05, 2015
Ultrasound exams are now available at Suburban Imaging – Northwest, Monday – Friday from 8:30am to 5pm. This new imaging service started today, Monday, January 5. Suburban Imaging – Northwest is located in the Mercy Specialty Center, which opened last year.
Ultrasound is a safe and pain-free exam, creating images of the inside of the body by using sound waves. No radiation or x-rays are used for these exams. Some of the exams offered at Suburban Imaging – Northwest include:
- Routine ultrasound exams such as imaging of the liver, gallbladder and kidneys
- Imaging of smaller body parts including the thyroid, neck and scrotum
- OB/GYN ultrasound exams
- Vascular studies
- Paracentesis procedures, which can help alleviate pain caused by excess fluid in the abdominal cavity
Like at all Suburban Imaging clinics, exams are performed by registered diagnostic medical sonographers. Radiologists who specialize in ultrasound imaging interpret the exams.