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Conditions & Services

The skilled radiologists at UCI Health diagnose and help treat a wide range of conditions, with particular expertise in women’s and abdominal imaging. They are skilled in providing a host of interventional radiology services, including chemoembolization and cryoablation of tumors.

Women’s imaging

Our diagnostic radiologists are experts in imaging and diagnosing conditions and diseases that primarily affect women, including:

  • Infertility
  • Pregnancy
  • Breast cancer
  • Gynecologic cancers, such as ovarian and cervical cancer
  • Osteoporosis

Abdominal imaging

Our specialists in abdominal imaging use the most advanced diagnostic tools to identify conditions and diseases of the abdomen through a variety of procedures, including:

  • Abdominal/pelvic CT, including three-dimensional imaging
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the abdomen and pelvis, including vascular MRI
  • Ultrasound, including routine abdominal, pelvic, vascular and obstetric ultrasound with three- and four-dimensional imaging
  • Percutaneous interventional procedures, including biopsy and drainage
  • Traditional gastrointestinal (GI) and genitourinary (GU) radiology

UCI Health radiologists also perform the full array of gastrointestinal fluoroscopic radiology procedures, including modified barium swallows, esophagrams, upper gastrointestinal studies and small bowel examinations, involving CT and MRI enteroclysis and contrast enemas.

Genitourinary imaging includes intravenous urograms (IVUs), CT urograms and dedicated urinary tract imaging, using CT, ultrasound and MRI.

Image-guided interventional services

We provide a full array of interventional and diagnostic radiology services:

Biopsy services

  • Breast biopsy
  • Extremity bone biopsy
  • Intra-abdominal biopsy (liver, kidney, spleen, etc.)
  • Intrathoracic biopsy (lung, mediastinum, etc.)
  • Muscle and soft tissue extremity, chest wall and back biopsy
  • Muscle and soft tissues of the neck biopsy
  • Spine biopsy
  • Thyroid gland biopsy

Catheter, tube and stent checks, changes and placement

  • Biliostomy tubes and stents
  • Nephrostomy tubes
  • Permacatheters
  • Ureteral stents
  • Vascular ports

Other interventional services

  • Breast cyst aspiration
  • Chemoembolization for tumors
  • Cholangiograms (contrast studies of the biliary tree)
  • Cryoablation of tumors
  • Inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement
  • Injection treatments for painful joints
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Osteoid osteoma
  • Radiofrequency tumor ablation

Diagnostic imaging services

  • 2D mammography
  • 3D mammography (tomosynthesis)
  • Bone density scans (DXA scans)
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Breast MRI guided biopsies
  • Barium enema
  • Computed tomography (CT scan)
  • Coronary calcium scan
  • CT arthrogram (joint imaging)
  • Digital mammography
  • Esophagram
  • Fluoroscopic studies
  • Hysterosalpingogram
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
  • MR arthrogram
  • Myelogram
  • Nuclear/molecular medicine (NM)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET CT)
  • Tomosynthesis (stereo) guided biopsies
  • Ultrasound imaging
  • Upper GI examination
  • All other ultrasound
  • X-ray exams
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