X-rays are the most common form of medical imaging. Radiograph images are produced by transmitting X-rays through your body. Your doctor reviews these images in order to diagnose and treat your condition.
X-ray services and treatments
- Arthrography – medical imaging to evaluate conditions of joints such as shoulders, wrists, hips, knees, ankles and elbows.
- Bone densitometry – enhanced form of medical imaging that's used to measure bone loss.
- Bone radiography – Medical imaging to diagnose fractures or dislocations, demonstrate proper alignment and detect injury or cancer.
- Catheter angiography – minimally invasive medical imaging used to examine blood vessels in the brain, neck, heart, chest, abdomen, pelvis and extremities.
- Chest radiography – medical imaging of the heart, lungs, airways, blood vessels and the bones of the spine and chest.
- Galactography (ductography) – medical imaging that uses mammography to explore the inside of the breasts milk ducts.
- Hysterosalpingography – medical imaging of a woman's uterus and fallopian tubes to detect tumors, adhesions and uterine fibroids.
- Intravenous pyelogram (IVP) – medical imaging of the kidneys, uterers and urinary bladder.
- Lower GI tract radiography – medical imaging of lower intestine (colon) to detect benign tumors such as polyps, cancer or inflammatory bowel disease.
- Mammography – medical imaging of breasts to aid in early detection and diagnosis of breast disease.
- Pediatric voiding cystourethrogram – medical imaging of a child's bladder and lower urinary tract to detect obstruction or infection.
- Stereotactic breast biopsy – minimally invasive biopsy that removes cells to determine whether breast abnormalities are benign or cancerous.
- Upper GI tract radiography – medical imaging of the esophagus, stomach and first part of the small intestine to detect ulcers, tumors, scarring and blockages.
X-ray services varies by location and most are walk-in service. Call the Bronson location listed below for additional information.
To learn more about specific X-ray procedures, visit the X-ray page at radiologyinfo.org.