All of the radiologists and technologists at Ringgold County Hospital are state and board certified. Using specialized equipment, our highly trained professionals obtain pictures of the inside of your body so providers can accurately diagnose your condition and determine the most effective plan of care. If you can name it, we can take a picture of it. Whether you need a routine mammogram, 骨密度扫描, x射线, CT扫描, 核磁共振成像 or ultrasound of your internal organs, we have the technology and the expertise to accurately get the image required by your doctor.
Our Imaging 服务
The RCH 医学成像 Department is proud to house state-of-the-art equipment and imaging technology, 包括:
的FDA-certified, digital mammography suite at Ringgold County Hospital offers the best in early breast cancer detection, which can save lives. Having the most advanced equipment on-site also means patients don’t have to travel to get the diagnostic medical imaging services they need.
Bone density scanning is an imaging test that measures how dense your 骨头 are. This type of imaging test is also called dual-energy x射线 absorptiometry – or DEXA, for short.
DEXA骨扫描使用 x射线 technology to help identify the earliest stages of 骨质疏松症, which often isn’t diagnosed until after a stress fracture. DEXA scans are recommended for most women 65 and older, and most men 70 and older. If you have risk factors for 骨质疏松症, or have suffered a suspected stress fracture, your doctor may recommend a DEXA 骨密度扫描.
计算机断层扫描 (CT) scans are created using x射线 technology to take a series of images from different angles. Specialized computer processing puts these images together to create cross-sectional “slices” of target areas of your body. CT扫描s are used to detect a variety of issues, such as cancer, 心脏病, and internal bleeding.
This imaging technique allows medical providers to use real-time video during certain procedures, to aid in diagnosis and treatment. 透视 使用 x射线 technology to create moving images of the inside of your body. It is used during upper and lower GI studies as well as to guide injections during 疼痛管理 and other procedures.
Magnetic resonance imaging (核磁共振成像) offers extremely crisp, clear, and detailed images of both hard and soft tissue in the body. 核磁共振成像s are often used to determine the extent of an injury, as well as to help identify possible reasons for back pain, 颈部疼痛, 还有其他症状.
RCH has partnered with Shared Medical 服务 提供 mobile 核磁共振成像 services, available right here on the premises of Ringgold County Hospital once a week.
与 核医学, a highly specialized area of radiology, trace amounts of radioactive materials are used to help examine the appearance and function of internal organs, 比如心脏, 甲状腺, 胆囊, 骨头, 和更多的. The benefit of these types of imaging tests is that it can identify problems at the molecular level.
Ringgold County Hospitals contracts with DMS Health Tech 提供 mobile 核医学 imaging tests right here at RCH once a week.
超声波 使用 sound waves, instead of x射线 radiation, to create images of the body’s internal organs and tissue. 在大多数情况下, a hand-held transducer is moved gently over the top of your skin to capture the images in real time. 超声波 imaging can reveal or rule out suspected ca使用 of pain, 肿胀, or other symptoms you may be experiencing. A special type of ultrasound may be used to measure how well blood flows through your veins, to help identify the presence of blood clots, or other cardiovascular issues.
Diagnostic Imaging in Mount Ayr, IA
At Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr, 爱荷华州, we can meet all your medical imaging needs and then some – including everything from x射线 and ultrasound to 核磁共振成像s, 骨密度扫描, and 核医学. 呼叫 (641) 464-4400 to find out more, or to request an imaging appointment.