Digital X-rays are common imaging modalities used by physicians to get a detailed picture of the inside of a patient’s body, concentrating mainly on soft tissues and bones. An X-ray can be done on any body part and is interpreted by a board certified radiologist. X-rays have minimal risks and these are cumulative over time. Most times, benefits outweigh risks. Talk to your physician if you have radiation concerns.
Why is it used?
X-rays can be used for various reasons, including but not limited to monitoring disease progression, any fractured bones, look at soft tissue swelling, detecting foreign bodies, detecting lesions within the gastro-intestinal tract, monitor for bone metastasis for certain cancers, detecting pneumonias and other lung diseases. HCI uses the latest Digital Imaging Technology to provide Clinic-based and Mobile Radiology services in the Phoenix-Metro area, Arizona.
Why Portable X-Rays:
Portable X-Rays mean that a certified-radiology technician comes to your home to get images. HCI provides Mobile Radiology services in assisted living, nursing homes, group homes, home-health and hospice patients, and home-bound patients at home in the Phoenix-Metro vicinity. These images are high quality and are then sent to board certified-radiologist who will interpret these images. Any significant findings are called in to the ordering physician’s office for further action. Mobile Radiology, Portable X-Rays can be done in the comfort of your home at the time you are available. Portable X Rays provide a hassle free and convenient way of getting top medical care.
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