Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?
Children might benefit most from new way to detect tumors, but experts say more research is needed
Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart
Small study of couples found helpfulness seems associated with lower levels of calcium build-up in arteries
Vitamin D May Slow Multiple Sclerosis, Study Suggests
But whether MS patients should take supplements is subject of debate
Are Teen Brains Hyper-Wired for Rewards?
Study suggests there may be some logic in their choices after all
Post-Surgical Tests Might Help Spot Colon Cancer's Return
Study patients who had CEA blood test or CT scan were more likely to undergo follow-up surgery for disease
U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude
What is a CT (or CAT) scan?
A breast imaging procedure overview.
What is ultrasound and how is it used?
Nuclear medicine uses very small amounts of radioactive materials to examine organ function and structure.
What is Bone Scintigraphy?
There are several types of kidney scans used to evaluate the kidneys.
About Lehigh Regional Medical Center's Imaging and Radiology Department
The 24 hour, 7-day a week department of Radiology performs more than 40,000 inpatient and outpatient procedures annually consisting of ambulatory services, computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), echocardiology, emergency, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary exams.
The base of imaging equipment is substantial and is constantly being upgraded to remain cutting edge. Lehigh Regional Medical Center's radiologists and technologists represent the top of their fields. More than 30 technologists, all hospital nursing staff, and extremely helpful support staff constitute a vital part of the department.
In addition to world-class patient care, our department has a strong comitment to the community. If your physician orders a radiology procedure, call One Call Scheduling at (239) 368-4500 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to make an appointment. Diagnostic x-rays walk-ins are welcome.
As is the policy of Lehigh Regional Medical Center, no exam can be performed without a physician's written request. Special requested after hour and weekend outpatient exam times can be scheduled for your convenience.