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.
Radiology in Sebring, Florida
HCA Florida Highlands Hospital is committed to providing expert radiology care for everything from broken arms to heart disease.
We do this by using state-of-the art imaging and diagnostic tools to develop an effective and comprehensive treatment plan. Our radiology specialists work closely with you to understand your needs, make you comfortable and get you the quick, effective diagnostics you need.
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Our diagnostic imaging tests and procedures include:
- A computerized tomography (CT) scan allows radiologists to see inside your body using a combination of X-rays and computers to get pictures of your organs, bones and other tissues. CT scans are often used to detect conditions such as joint and bone injuries, internal bleeding, cancer, heart disease, emphysema, tumors, blood clots, excess fluid and infections.
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allows radiologists to use radio waves, magnets and computers to take detailed pictures of the inside of your body and determine how well you've responded to treatment. Unlike CT scans, radiation is not used to capture MRI images.
- Ultrasound imaging (sonography) allows radiologists to use sound waves to capture images inside of your body. It is commonly used to help diagnose infections, swelling or heart conditions, guide biopsies and examine babies in utero (in the womb). Ultrasounds are noninvasive and do not use radiation.
- Image-guided biopsies are an integral part of identifying if cells are cancerous as well as the progression or stage of cancer. Our experienced staff uses a combination of minimally invasive techniques, MRI, CT scans and ultrasounds to secure tissue for evaluation.