State-of-the-art diagnostic tools and treatments

An accurate diagnosis is key to getting started on the right treatment plan for you or your loved one. The advanced technologies used in imaging services at Lakewood Regional Medical Center ensure your doctor has the screening results needed for the clear health picture you deserve. Our diagnostic imaging services include: 

  • Comprehensive digital imaging with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Inpatient and outpatient services
  • A Vascular and Interventional Radiology (VIR) Lab for minimally invasive procedures guided by advanced imaging equipment
  • Prompt delivery of test results to your physician

Our imaging team works hard to provide a friendly, patient-centered environment. Get better images faster, and enjoy the advances in technology we provide.

Imaging Procedures

  • Ultrasound
  • Computerized tomography (CT) scanning
  • 3D image enhancement for CT angiographic procedures including the coronary vessels
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Cardiac MR imaging
  • Breast imaging
  • Digital mammography
  • General diagnostic radiography 

Vascular and Interventional Radiology (VIR) Lab

Specially trained radiologists in the Vascular and Interventional Radiology lab perform a variety of minimally invasive procedures available with the guidance provided by advanced imaging equipment. The compassionate imaging team will ensure you understand each step of the procedure and provide the high-quality care you're looking for.

Here are just some of the procedures performed in the VIR lab:

Dialysis access management and maintenance

  • AV fistulagrams
  • Percutaneous management of dialysis grafts and fistulas using angioplasty, stenting, thrombolytic therapy and mechanical thrombectomy
  • Central venous occlusion treatment
  • Complete catheter services — insertion/removal /exchange /repair

Venous access

  • Subcutaneous chest and arm ports
  • PICC and central Lines

Vascular procedures

  • Carotid angioplasty and stenting
  • Percutaneous angioplasty of the aorta, subclavian, iliac, femoral, popliteal and peripheral arteries and stent placement
  • Percutaneous thrombectomy
  • Venous angioplasty and stenting, including peripheral veins, SVC and IVC
  • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS)

Non-vascular procedures

  • Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram with biliary catheterization for drainage, balloon dilatation, catheter placement and stent placement
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy, balloon dilatation and stent placement
  • Percutaneous CT and U/S guided biopsies
  • Kyphoplasty, vertrebroplasty
  • Uterine fibroid embolization

Dialysis access management and maintenance

  • This includes the removal, exchange and repair of catheters
  • Treatment of central venous blockage
  • Management of dialysis grafts and fistulas

Diagnostic Imaging Services

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  • A variety of services, from emergency room and primary care to a wide range of surgery and specialty program options
  • Award-winning stroke and heart care
  • A “bloodless” medicine and surgery program
  • 24-hour emergency care

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