Investigations

CT

CT scanner uses x-rays to obtain a volume of imaging data of your body that allows multiplanar and 3D evaluation.

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MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a highly specialized imaging examination that does not use x-rays.

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Ultrasound

An ultrasound scan uses high frequency sound waves which are directed through the skin and then analysed by a specialized computer to create an image of the inside of the body.

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Image Guided Biopsy

A biopsy is necessary when imaging and other tests alone cannot provide a definitive diagnosis or adequately guide any potential treatment.

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Breast Imaging

The breast imaging service for Berkshire Diagnostic Imaging is provided at Circle Reading and Spire Dunedin hospitals. We have a dedicated female team of consultant radiologists and radiographers.

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Plain X-rays

Plain x-rays are used to examine many parts of the body including the bones, joints, abdomen and chest.

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Fluoroscopy / Barium

Fluoroscopy is the use of real-time x-rays (similar to video) for diagnostic tests including barium studies.

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Nuclear Medicine

There are many different types of nuclear medicine scan. The majority involve an injection of a very small volume of a radioactive substance, which is then taken up by different parts of the body.

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