- diagnose disease states, such as cancer or heart disease
- show the extent of injury to body structures
- to aid in interventional procedures, such as angiography.
- Medical Radiation Technologists (MRTs) or Radiographers perform your X-ray, barium and mammography examinations.
- Sonographers are MRTs who perform your ultrasound examinations.
- Radiologists are specialist doctors who read and understand your films. They will also be involved if you have an intravenous urogram (IVU), barium study, mammogram and a number of other ultrasound procedures. They interpret the results of the images and send them to your doctor.
Most sites 5 days per week
7 Day X-ray located at:
- White Cross at Lunn Ave, Remuera
- Shorecare at Smales Farm
- Otara X-ray at ETHC
Procedures / Treatments
Surcharges may apply at some sites. More
Ultrasound works just like radar to make pictures of the internal organs or baby, except it uses very weak sound waves.… More
Steroid Injection with Ultrasound Guidance
Steroid injections are used to treat joints and tendons that are inflamed and sore.… More
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
We specialise in x-ray and ultrasound and do not do MRI. More
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This page was last updated at 3:38PM on March 18, 2014. This information is reviewed and edited by Horizon Radiology.