NCMC uses the GE LOGIQ E9 with color Doppler, providing the most technologically advanced ultrasound imaging.

Ultrasound imaging has many applications. It is most useful for looking at organs and structures that are either uniform and solid (such as the thyroid) or fluid-filled (such as the gall bladder).

North Canyon Ultrasound Imaging

Ultrasound may be used to detect breast cysts or gallstones, examine the prostate, and to examine the liver, kidneys, pancreas, spleen, and urinary bladder for tumors, inflammation, stones, or cysts.

The use of ultrasound is expanding into the field of sports medicine as an effective way to detect ligament, tendon, and nerve injuries. Ultrasound also can be used to guide needle placement for biopsies and to guide the drainage of cysts or fluid collections in the abdomen or chest.