Breast Imaging and Mammography
Northwestern Medicine provides various breast imaging services including mammograms and ultrasounds.
Bone densitometry is a simple, non-invasive X-ray procedure that is used to measure bone mineral density.
Computed Tomography (CT)
Northwestern Medicine provides CT scan services that combine X-ray and computer technology to produce detailed images of the bones and soft tissues.
Diagnostic Imaging: General X-ray and Fluoroscopy
Our diagnostic imaging services include state-of-the-art X-ray equipment to generate images of the body that assist physicians in the diagnosis of diseases and injuries.
Interventional neuroradiology is a subspecialty within radiology that also involves catheters and radiology to diagnose and treat neurological conditions and diseases.
Interventional radiologists diagnose and treat disease. Guided by X-ray and imaging techniques such as ultrasound, they treat a wide range of conditions by inserting various small tools from outside the body.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) uses pulsed radio frequency and magnets to create images used for screening and diagnosis.
Nuclear cardiology testing uses small amounts of radioactive tracers to provide detailed information about the structure and function of a patient's heart.
Nuclear medicine uses small amounts of radioactive tracers to provide information about the structure and function of many organs in the body.
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
With this minimally invasive technique, a sample of suspicious breast tissue is precisely located with a computer-guided imaging system and removed.
Surgical imaging services allow physicians and surgeons to see internal images of the body, including bones and organs, prior to and during surgical procedures.
Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT Scan)
Northwestern Medicine Imaging offers sophisticated PET/CT imaging to help in the diagnosis cancer, heart disease or brain disorders.
Ultrasound testing uses reflective sound waves to create images of the inside of your body, without the use of ionizing radiation.
Vascular laboratory procedures are a safe and painless method to diagnose problems in arteries and veins.