St. Anthony's Medical Center provides advanced imaging capabilities, including:
- Angiography — Advanced bi-plan
angiography allowing 3D imaging for interventional radiological procedures.
- Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan —
A procedure that applies computer-enhanced X-rays to obtain
multiple cross-section images of the body; these images
are combined to create a detailed picture of anatomical
features and normal or abnormal tissue density in the body.
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) —
A procedure using strong magnets and pulses of radio
waves to manipulate the natural magnetic properties
body; this technology provides doctors with highly defined
images of the brain and nervous system tissue, which
important for early diagnosis of many diseases and hyperacute
or very recent strokes.
- Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan
— A diagnostic procedure that uses a sophisticated
camera and computer to produce images of how your body is
functioning. PET scans show the difference between healthy
and abnormally functioning tissues. The images developed
with this technique are used to evaluate a variety of diseases,
- Electroencephalogram — A procedure
that measures electrical activity in the brain.
- Electromyogram — A procedure to
assess muscles and the nerves that control muscles.
- Lumbar Puncture — Also referred
to as a spinal tap, this procedure is used to extract spinal
fluid, which is helpful in diagnosing several neurologic
The audiology department performs
the following diagnostic tests:
- Electronystagmography (ENG)
- Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER)
- Central Auditory Function
provide consultation, fitting and selection of the appropriate
hearing aid, from basic to advanced programmable, analog
and digital devices.