Test Preparations

How to prepare for your upcoming test.

West Coast Medical Imaging is dedicated to making the medical diagnostic process as easy as possible, but there are some things you’ll need to do to ensure your appointment runs smoothly. Different tests require different preparations to ensure the most accurate results. Select from the list below to find out what you need to know before you take your test.

Bone Density

A Bone Density scan is a non-invasive and pain-free test that measures the density of your bones in order to determine your likelihood of developing osteoporosis or enduring an osteoporosis-related fracture.

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Fluoroscopy & Hysterosalpingogram

Fluoroscopy is a type of X-ray that allows images of your tissues and organs to be seen in real-time. Hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is an X-ray test that looks at the inside of the uterus and fallopian tubes and the area around them.

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Mammography

A Mammogram is a type of X-ray imaging that plays an essential role in the early detection and screening of breast cancer.

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MRI

An MRI scan uses a magnetic field and energy pulses to create detailed, cross-sectional images of specific organs or structures of the body.

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Ultrasound

An Ultrasound is a test that involves exposing a part of the body to high frequency sound waves to produce real-time images.

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X-ray

X-Rays are a common type of imaging scan used to view the body beyond soft tissue.

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