Your health and successful treatment begins with early detection and accurate diagnosis. At Inova Health System, we offer a full range of the most advanced and sophisticated imaging and diagnostic tools available to diagnose your specific condition. Below are some of the most common procedures we use to identify — and rule out — women’s health conditions and cancers. Refer to Inova Imaging Services for more details on imaging procedures at Inova facilities
- 16-slice CT scanning
Uses X-rays to take pictures of cross-sections, or "slices," of your body
- 64-slice CT scanning
The most advanced CT scanning technology available, with exceptionally clear and detailed images produced in seconds
A type of X-ray imaging used to measure bone density, most frequently to diagnose osteoporosis
- Interventional radiology
A subspecialty of radiology featuring minimally invasive procedures performed with image guidance
A low-dose X-ray system to examine the breasts and create film images. Digital mammography uses a process, similar to digital cameras, to create digital images of the breast tissue that are easy to view, work with and share.
An unparalleled view of inside the body using a large magnet, radio waves and computer technology
The most advanced medical imaging technique available today which allows for earlier, more accurate detection of disease and changes in cell function.
A very safe, effective imaging technology that uses high frequency sound waves to produce images of internal organs, a fetus or breast tissues. Breast images allow us to identify breast cysts, solid nodules or lymph nodes.
Still the most commonly used type of imaging to examine different parts of the body and to aid a physician in diagnosis of medical conditions
- Pap test
A screening test to identify cell changes or abnormalities
- Blood test
A small tissue sample obtained to determine the likelihood of whether your cancer will grow slowly or quickly, whether it might recur, or how it might respond to different treatments