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Diagnostic Imaging


TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
217-532-4196
Physician Orders Fax to:
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Welcome to the Imaging Department at Hillsboro Area Hospital. Our team is dedicated to serving your needs and we look forward to providing you with outstanding care by our team of experienced technologists. We work closely with your physician in order to provide results of your exam quickly because we understand how important this is to you and your loved ones. HAH is pleased to offer a wide-variety of diagnostic imaging studies. Here is a quick reference guide of our services:


Our Services:

General X-ray

  • X-ray
  • GI Studies: barium enema, upper GI, barium swallow (esophagram), small bowel follow through, swallowing studies
  • Urology studies: voiding cystograms, IVP’s
  • Joint injections for pain (hip, shoulder, knee, wrist, ankle, etc)

Bone Density (Click link for more bone health information.)

CT

  • Head: brain, sinus, temporal bones (mastoids, IAC’s), facial bones, orbits
  • Neck: soft tissue, parotid gland, c-spine for fracture
  • Spine: cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum
  • Chest: for pulmonary embolism, pulmonary nodule, high resolution spiral CT, diaphragm, aortic dissection
  • Abdomen: Liver 3 phase, pancreas, adrenal, kidney (for mass or infection)
  • Pelvis: For pelvis/hip fracture
  • Abdomen & Pelvis: renal/kidney stone protocol, abdomen & pelvis with contrast, abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Joints: shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle, foot (also all long bones)

Digital Mammography

Digital Mammography is a recent enhancement to traditional mammography and replaces x-ray film with solid-state detectors that convert x-rays into electrical signals.

Radiologists are finding breast cancer 26% sooner with digital mammography.  Also, women used to have to come back for additional views if the Radiologist saw something on their mammogram.  That is still the case, but because the Radiologist can digitally enhance the image in several different ways (such as magnification), at HAH the add view rate has dropped by approx 80%.  This saves the women money (having to pay for add views), gas, time off of work, and most of all, anxiety.

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Ultrasound

  • Breast
  • Thyroid
  • Liver, gallbladder, pancreas
  • Kidney & bladder
  • Pelvis & Transvaginal pelvis
  • Obstetrical
  • Vascular: carotid Doppler, venous Doppler, arterial Doppler with toe pressures, ABI’s

Echocardiography

MRI

  • Head: brain, pituitary IAC’s
  • Spine: cervical, thoracic, lumbar
  • Extremities: all joints and long bones same as CT

Nuclear Medicine:

  • Hida Scan
  • Gastric Emptying Study
  • Cardiolyte stress testing
  • Persantine stress testing
  • Bone scan: 3 phase, specific area, whole body
  • Lung scan
  • Renal scan (kidney)
  • Muga scan (heart)

WHEN PREPARING FOR AN IMAGING STUDY…some information for our patients

MRI Scans: Please advise us if you have had cochlear implants, heart valve implants, metallic fragments (including shrapnel) or implants, neurostimulators, or pacemakers, or if you are pregnant, or weigh over 300 lbs.

CT Scan with Contrast: NO FOOD or DRINK (water and medicine is allowed) for 3 hours prior to examination.

Abdominal Ultrasound: Nothing to eat or drink for 8 hours prior to the exam.

Pelvic Ultrasound: Empty your bladder 1 & 1/2 hours prior to your exam. Begin drinking (4) four 8-ounce glasses of water (32 oz.). Be finished drinking 1 hour before the exam. Do not urinate during that time.

G.I. Series and/or Small Bowel: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight.

Barium Enema:
Follow directions for the 48-hour preparation in the FLEET Barium Enema Kit #2. As prescribed for you by your physician.

IVP: Follow directions for the 48-hour preparation in the FLEET Barium Enema Kit #2. As prescribed for you by your physician.

Mammography: Do not use deodorant, powder or lotion on the breasts or underarms. For your comfort, a two-piece outfit is recommended. Bring previous mammogram films with you for a comparative study.











 

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