Imaging Services and Procedures We Offer

UPMC Imaging Services offers a full range of imaging tests and procedures.

The most common include the following:

Diagnostic Imaging and Fluoroscopic Procedures

  • 3T MRI systems
  • 64-slice CT scan
  • Arthrography
  • Barium enema
  • Barium swallow
  • Computed tomography angiography (CTA)
  • CT scan
  • Digital mammography
  • Dual-hip DXA scan
  • DXA (bone mineral density testing)
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
  • Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Mammography
  • Myelography
  • Myocardial perfusion imaging
  • PET (positron emission tomography) scan
  • Ultrasound (sonogram)
  • Upper GI series
  • Voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG)
  • X-ray
  • X-ray guided breast biopsy
  • Wide-opening MRI

Nuclear Medicine Imaging Procedures

  • Bone scan
  • Brain scan
  • Cardiac stress testing
  • DMSA scan (pediatric)
  • Esophageal transit
  • Gallbladder scan
  • Gastric emptying
  • Liver/spleen scan
  • Lung V-Q scan
  • MILK scan (pediatric)
  • Renal scan
  • SPECT scan (back scan)
  • Thyoid therapy
  • Thyroid uptake scan
  • V-P shunt scan
  • White cell location

Interventional Imaging Procedures

  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Biopsy
  • Chemoembolization
  • Embolization
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lower leg venography
  • Petrosal vein sampling
  • Therasphere
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tunneled catheter insertion
  • Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy
  • Ultrasound-guided PICC line insertion
  • Uterine fibroid embolization
  • Vascular stenting, arterial stenting
  • Venous and arterial dye diagnostic studies
  • Vertebroplasty

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

  • Aortic and venous duplex studies
  • Arterial and venous doppler studies
  • Carotid duplex study
  • Doppler ultrasound
  • Hemodialysis doppler studies
  • Transcranial doppler study

Ultrasound Procedures

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