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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 and hover over to find out what you need to know before you take your test.

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


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


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


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.



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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