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About Diagnostic Imaging
 
 
 

Diagnostic imaging utilizes a variety of imaging technologies to detect and diagnose diseases, injuries and abnormalities in patients referred to our practice. Typically, these exams are undertaken to investigate a problem, stage the progression of a known disease or to assess the impact of prior therapies.

Click on the modality titles below to learn basic procedural information about the imaging studies interpreted by Overlake Imaging Associates and performed at Overlake Hospital Medical Center Imaging locations in Bellevue, Redmond, and Issaquah. Our goal is to help inform you and bring you confidence in knowing that you will receive the best care possible. If you desire any further information or have any questions, please call Overlake Hospital Medical Center Imaging at 425.688.5564.

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PET/CT   PET/CT
The fusion of two sophisticated scanning technologies, positron emission tomography and computed tomography, PET/CT shows both metabolic function and anatomical detail in a single exam.
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MDCT   MDCT
A multi-detector (or multi-slice) computed tomography (MDCT or MSCT) scan uses a special type of x-ray to obtain information from different angles around the body. Computers process the information and create cross-sectional images that appear as "slices" of the body and organs.
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MRI   MRI
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) combines an advanced computer system, radio waves and a strong magnetic field rather than x-rays to provide remarkably clear and detailed pictures of internal organs and tissues.
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Ultrasound   Ultrasound
Also called sonography, ultrasound is a simple imaging procedure that bounces high-frequency sound waves off parts of the body. The reflected echoes are recorded and displayed as a real-time visual image.
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X-Ray   X-Ray
During x-ray imaging or radiography, a part of the body is exposed to a very small quantity of x-rays which pass through the tissues, striking a film to create an image.
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Fluoroscopy   Fluoroscopy
Fluoroscopy uses x-rays with the aid of a contrast agent to capture a moving image of certain organs while they are functioning.
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Overlake Imaging Associates applies advanced technology to your care through subspecialty
radiology interpretations and interventional treatments. As the Eastside community’s oldest and
most physician-referred radiology group, we serve patients from Bellevue, Issaquah, Redmond,
Kirkland, Woodinville, Seattle and the surrounding area.

To schedule an appointment or obtain medical records, please call
Overlake Hospital Medical Center Imaging at 425.688.0100

Overlake Imaging Associates P.C., 1417 116th Ave NE, Suite 212, Bellevue, WA 98004, 425.502.8362
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