Diagnostic Testing

A diagnostic test is a medical test performed to aid in the diagnosis or detection of disease. Some diagnostic tests are included within a simple physical examination that requires only simple tools in the hands of a skilled practitioner, performed in-office. Other tests require elaborate equipment used by medical technologists or the use of a sterile operating environment. A radiologist interprets or "reads" the images obtained during a diagnostic exam and reports their findings and impression or diagnosis.

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By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
X-ray uses a small dose of ionizing radiation to visualize internal parts of the body including bone.
Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing & Radiology

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Ultrasound imaging uses high frequency sound waves to obtain images and functional ability of anatomical structures.
Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing & Radiology

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA), also known as Bone Density testing, is used to diagnose osteoporosis and/or osteopenia.
Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing & Radiology

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
DMG is the first in the western suburbs to offer digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammogram) to patients and already has made digital mammography the standard of care at all diagnostic imaging facilities. Breast tomosynthesis provides you with the peace of mind knowing that any abnormalities can be detected earlier and less need for you to come back for additional imaging.

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Computerized Axial Tomography, otherwise known as CT, is a piece of equipment that uses ionizing radiation to produce cross sectional images of the body. These images have three dimensional capabilities to allow the radiologist to better visualize your anatomy.
Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing & Radiology

By DuPage Medical Group Cardiology
When your heart’s at risk, a precise diagnosis helps you and your physician make the best medical choices.
Topics and Subtopics: Heart Health & Diagnostic Testing

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