Tuesday, August 5 2008 1:40 PM EDT2008-08-05 17:40:34 GMT
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The Women's Imaging Center at Comanche County Memorial Hospital goes digital. Mammographic technology continues to improve: Digital mammography is one of the most important weapons in the fight against breast cancer. One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime.
Thursday, July 3 2008 12:48 PM EDT2008-07-03 16:48:59 GMT
Monday, September 8 2008 12:50 PM EDT2008-09-08 16:50:26 GMT
Ultrasound involves the use of high-frequency sound waves to create images of organs and systems within the body. ALTERNATIVE NAME: Sonogram An ultrasound machine creates images that allow various organs in the body to be examined. The machine sends out high-frequency sound waves, which reflect off body structures.
Thursday, July 3 2008 2:20 PM EDT2008-07-03 18:20:47 GMT
Tuesday, July 22 2008 4:36 PM EDT2008-07-22 20:36:17 GMT
Pelvic Ultrasound is a method to look at a woman's reproductive organs, including the uterus, ovaries, and cervix. Transvaginal Ultrasound is a method of pelvic ultrasound in which the reproductive organs are looked at vaginally.
Thursday, July 3 2008 2:25 PM EDT2008-07-03 18:25:58 GMT
Tuesday, July 22 2008 4:36 PM EDT2008-07-22 20:36:47 GMT
Abdominal ultrasound is an imaging procedure used to examine the internal organs of the abdomen including the liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, and kidneys. Alternative: Abdominal sonogram Preparation
Thursday, July 3 2008 2:32 PM EDT2008-07-03 18:32:15 GMT
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This is the ultrasound of superficial structures in the body such as the thyroid gland, the breast, and male scrotum. This ultrasound uses sound waves to produce images of these areas. These ultrasounds do not use any ionizing radiation.
Monday, July 7 2008 12:43 PM EDT2008-07-07 16:43:17 GMT
Tuesday, July 22 2008 4:37 PM EDT2008-07-22 20:37:48 GMT
Vascular ultrasound is a test to see how the blood moves through your arteries and veins. The ultrasound combines traditional ultrasound with Doppler ultrasound. Regular ultrasounds use sound waves that bounce off blood vessels to produce images and doppler ultrasound looks at how the sound waves reflect off moving objects, such as blood.
Monday, July 7 2008 9:45 AM EDT2008-07-07 13:45:53 GMT
Tuesday, July 22 2008 4:38 PM EDT2008-07-22 20:38:22 GMT
Comanche County Memorial Hospital provides comprehensive imaging utilizing a pair of state of the art MRI scanners. The General Electric 0.7T OpenSpeed, open architecture-allows for scanning of any body part, while providing open air technology for the larger or claustrophobic patient.