Corridor Radiology Has New Hours

Oct 02, 2020

Starting on 10/05/2020 Corridor Radiology will be open from 7:30am-6:00pm.  

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Cat Scan (CT) | Corridor Radiology

Computed Tomography provides detailed views of your lungs, bones, soft tissues & blood vessels

The Cat Scan, also known as CT, is a painless, non-invasive and effective imaging method that provides detailed views of tissues found throughout the body and head – including the brain. Utilizing a short bore, advanced CT scanner, Corridor Radiology patients are assured pinpoint accuracy, an open platform, faster treatment and even faster results. We are committed to providing technological innovation along with professional expertise and our CT services are no exception.

Our CT procedures help our radiologists seek out abnormal masses, detect possible cancers that are not visible on standard X-rays, see changes in bone material, identify an aneurysm in a high-risk patient, even examine blood vessels throughout the body. CT is especially useful for obese patients whose body fat can interfere with other imaging methods. CT is an excellent alternative for patients with contraindications to MRI (i.e. those with pacemakers or other foreign metal objects within their body cavity). It is also a chosen tool for evaluating coronary artery disease.

CAT SCAN SERVICES OFFERED:

  • Head/Brain
  • Maxillofacial (sinus)
  • Orbit
  • Soft tissue neck
  • Cervical spine
  • Lumbar spine
  • Abdomen
  • Abdomen & Pelvis
  • Pelvis (only)
  • Chest

CTA:

  • Head/Neck (MRI contraindicated only)

Our radiologists are specialists in the field of CT and look forward to making your next procedure comforting, reassuring, and professional.

CAT SCAN PROCEDURES (Injections) OFFERED:

  • Shoulder/Hip: Arthrogram or Pain Injection, SI Joints
    • A joint arthrogram delivers a contrast material directly into the joint prior to MRI or CT imaging.  The contrast injected into the joint is helpful in evaluating the soft tissue structures in the joint such as the ligaments and cartilage on MRI or CT images.  During the procedure, the patient will lie on his/her back or stomach (depending on the joint) and a CT image will be obtained of the joint for planning purposes.  The physician will then numb up a small area of skin and insert a small needle directly into the joint.  CT contrast is then injected and another set of images is obtained to confirm the needle is in the correct location.  Once the physician confirms positioning, the full amount of CT or MRI contrast will then be injected into the joint, the needle will be removed, and the injection is complete. Following this injection, additional imaging through MRI or CT will be completed for diagnostic purposes.
  • Joint: Elbow, Knee, Wrist, Ankle
    • A joint pain injection delivers steroid medication as well as a temporary numbing medication directly into the joint. During the procedure, the patient will lie on his/her back and a CT image will be obtained of the joint for planning purposes.  The physician will then numb a small area of skin and insert a small needle directly into the joint.  CT contrast is then injected and another set of images is obtained to confirm the needle is in the correct location.  Once the physician confirms positioning, the medicine (a corticosteroid as well as a temporary numbing medicine) will then be injected, the needle will be removed, and the procedure is complete.
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
    • A lumbar epidural steroid injection delivers steroid medication directly into the epidural space to help reduce inflammation that may be causing pain in the back or the legs.  During the procedure, the patient will lie on his/her stomach and a CT image will be obtained for planning purposes.  The physician will then numb a small area of skin and then insert a small needle into the epidural space.  A tiny amount of CT contrast is then injected and another set of images is obtained to confirm the needle is in the correct location.  Once the physician confirms positioning, the medicine (a corticosteroid) is then be injected, the needle will be removed, and the procedure is complete.
  • Nerve Root Injection
    • A lumbar selective nerve root block delivers steroid medication directly next to a specific inflamed nerve root.  During the procedure, the patient will lay on his/her stomach and a CT image will be obtained for planning purposes.  The physician will then numb a small area of skin and then insert a small needle right next to the targeted nerve root, carefully under intermittent CT imaging guidance. A tiny amount of CT contrast is then injected and another set of images is obtained to confirm the needle is in the correct location.  Once the physician confirms positioning, the medicine (a corticosteroid as well as a temporary numbing medicine) will then be injected, the needle will be removed, and the procedure is complete.
  • Transforaminal Epidural
  • Facet Injection

 

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