Radiology – Diagnostic
can be used to identify a wide range of problems. Broken bones, heart conditions, blood clots, and gastrointestinal conditions are just a few of the problems that can be identified by diagnostic imaging. In addition to identifying problems, doctors can use diagnostic radiology to monitor how your body is responding to a current treatment. Diagnostic
can also screen for diseases such as breast cancer and colon cancer. The most common types of diagnostic radiology include:
; computed tomography (
), also known as computerised axial tomography (
); CT angiography (examining the heart and associated blood vessels); magnetic resonance imaging (
); magnetic resonance angiography (
(examining breasts); nuclear medicine (with such tests as a bone scan, thyroid scan, and thallium cardiac stress test); and positron emission tomography (
will undertake these diagnostic procedures.
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Southern Cross Health Insurance Affiliated Provider for Consultations
Heart Specialists Limited is a private practice, based in Christchurch, providing a complete range of cardiac services. Based at St Georges Hospital . . .