DeKalb Medical recognizes the unique needs of women of all ages and provides comprehensive women’s health services to help women with the changing medical issues and complexities as they move through the stages in life from maternity to menopause and beyond. DeKalb Medical offers a wide-range of radiology for women and procedures using medical imaging for women that address a variety of women’s health issues ranging from breast cancer and osteoporosis to uterine fibroids.
Our team of experts in radiology for women uses the latest medical imaging techniques to detect tissue abnormalities, treat health problems and avoid future concerns. Our commitment is to provide medical care and radiology for women in an environment that respects their health needs and works to help them achieve optimum health and wellness.
DeKalb Medical offers the following medical imaging services and radiology for women:
Breast MRI – A non-invasive medical imaging for women test using magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, of the breast to detect cancer or other abnormalities of the breast by creating detailed pictures of the breast, surrounding tissues and the chest wall
Breast Ultrasound –A radiology for women procedure using high-frequency sound waves, or ultrasound, to create images of your breast tissue
Mammography – A special medical imaging for women test using a breast X-ray that can help detect breast changes that are too small or too deep to feel
Mammography-Guided Biopsy – Also known as stereotactic needle biopsy, this procedure in medical imaging for women is used when lumps that can’t be felt are identified by a mammogram
Osteoporosis Screening and Treatment– Various radiology for women treatments for thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density including bone densitometry, kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty.
Ultrasound – A medical imaging for women procedure using high-frequency sound waves to create images that allow various organs and systems in the body to be viewed using, also called ultrasound scanning or sonogram
Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) – A radiology for women treatment that blocks the flow of blood to uterine fibroids
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