Women Imaging

Providing expert individualized care in a warm, supportive environment, the Western Connecticut Health Network offers the full array of advanced imaging technology for the prevention, screening and diagnosis of breast cancer and other conditions affecting the health of women in our community.  

Also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) or bone densitometry, this is a type of x-ray that measures bone loss.

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This imaging procedure uses a magnetic field and radio frequency pulses to produce detailed cross-sectional images of breast tissue.

This procedure is performed pre-operatively combining advanced imaging with precise tumor localization allowing for the removal of breast tumors with minimal disturbance to surrounding normal tissue.

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This technique uses high frequency sound waves to detect and characterize breast disorders.

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A gynecological diagnostic test, x-ray and a contrast material are used to examine the uterus and fallopian tubes.

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MRI is used to provide guidance in obtaining a tissue sample to test for breast cancer.

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This form of breast imaging uses low-dose x-rays to help locate suspicious tissue to be sampled and studied.

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Also called digital breast tomosynthesis, this advanced form of breast imaging creates multiple images of the breast from different angles, used as a supplement to traditional mammography.

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