Imaging services refers to the performance of imaging exams for better visualization and treatment of medical conditions. Different exams allow radiologists and physicians to view structures and activity within the body. Imaging exams are vital for diagnosis and there are a wide range of tests that can be performed.
Imaging center in Charlotte County, Florida
Our medical imaging services allow our healthcare providers to view activities and structures within your body to better understand your health.
HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital offers an array of diagnostic imaging services in Port Charlotte, Florida, including interventional radiology procedures. In fact, the American College of Radiology has recognized our commitment to providing high-quality imaging services with accreditations in multiple types of imaging.
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Our medical imaging services
Our Diagnostic Imaging Department is located on the first floor of our hospital, where our services include:
- Computerized tomography (CT)
- Nuclear medicine
Interventional radiology is an independent medical specialty. It provides minimally invasive, image-guided diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Interventional radiology is used to treat a wide range of conditions, including:
- Abdominal aortic aneurysms
- Cancer and tumors
- Deep vein thrombosis
- End-stage renal disease
- Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
- Liver disease
- Pelvic pain
- Peripheral arterial disease
- Pulmonary embolism
- Smoking-related diseases
- Stroke and carotid artery disease
- Women's health conditions
Interventional radiology may also be used as a minimally invasive approach to many procedures, including:
- Angioplasty and stent placement
- Needle biopsy
- Venous access catheters