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Blood vessels that develop abnormally are called vascular malformations, and when these malformations involve both the arteries and veins they are called arteriovenous malformations (AVMs).
A biopsy is when a sample of tissue from an abnormality is examined by a pathologist who can determine whether it is cancer, what type of cancer, and whether it’s likely to be fast- or slow-growing.
Bone Densitometry is a non-invasive, painless X-ray test of the spine, hip, and arm bones. It is an important tool in the detection and treatment of osteoporosis.
A biopsy is a procedure to remove a small sample of breast tissue from an area that appears abnormal on an image of the breast.
We use breast ultrasound to clarify the findings of a mammogram and to help determine if a lump or mass detected on a mammogram is solid tissue or a fluid-filled cyst.
Computed Tomography (CT) uses specialized X-ray equipment to produce high resolution cross-sectional images (slices) of the body, which help detect a variety of diseases and conditions.
A contrast enema is an X-ray study that allows us to examine the colon (large bowel).
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which a blood clot develops in one of the primary veins of the pelvis, thigh, or calf, or less frequently the arms, abdomen, and chest.
During dialysis, the blood is circulated through a machine that cleans it of impurities and regulates fluid and chemical balances.
Embolization is an interventional procedure in which we block blood vessels that supply tumors with blood. This approach is useful for tumors that are difficult to remove surgically.