Diagnostic Imaging

Inland Pacific Imaging and Pacific Medical Centers are pleased to offer a full suite of diagnostic imaging services. We use low-dose, digital equipment, offering you the latest technology in a caring and comfortable atmosphere.

Advanced imaging, which includes CT, MRI, and ultrasound is offered at our Beacon Hill and Canyon Park locations. Diagnostic X-ray exams are available at all clinic sites.

PacMed also offers nuclear cardiology and a new state-of-the-art cardiovascular lab.

For information about our breast imaging services, click here.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

  • MRI brain, orbits, pituitary, internal auditory canal (IAC)
  • MRI soft tissue neck
  • MRI cervical, thoracic and lumbar sacral spines
  • MRI abdomen: MRCP, MR urography, MR liver, MR kidneys, MR enterography
  • MR pelvis: MR uterus, cancer staging for uterine and cervical cancer, MR defecograph, MR urethra, MR bladder and prostate
  • MRI extremities
     • MRI arthrography (insurance restrictions may apply)
     • MRA brain and MRV brain
     • MRA neck vessels
     • MRA chest, abdomen, pelvis
     • Aorta and peripheral runoff
     • MRA extremities

How to prepare for your MRI (click to expand)

Here is how to prepare for an MRI. Please advise the person who will be conducting your exam whether you have any of the following:

  • Pregnancy
  • Cardiac pacemaker
  • Claustrophobia
  • Intracranial clips
  • Hearing aids
  • Any metal fragments in your eyes or body

Computed Tomography Exams (CT)

  • CT brain, sinus, orbits, temporal bones, and TMJ
  • CT neck
  • CT chest: CT pulmonary angiogram, CT aorta, CT chest routine
  • CT abdomen: 4 phase liver CT, 3 phase pancreas CT, 3 phase renal mass CT, adrenal CT
  • CT angiograms (CTA): brain, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis for aorta, SMA or AAA
  • CT enterography
  • CT urography: CT KUB or CT IVP
  • CT spine
     • Diagnostic cervical, thoracic, lumbar sacral spines
     • Therapeutic exams (insurance restrictions may apply)
     • Lumbar epidural steroid injections
     • Lumbar nerve root blocks
     • Lumbar facet joint injections
  • CT extremities
     • Shoulder, elbow, hip, wrist
     • Diagnostic and therapeutic arthrography (insurance restrictions may apply)
     • CTA

How to prepare for your CT (click to expand)

For CT exams with contrast, do not eat anything for four hours prior to your exam. Instead, you are encouraged to sip clear fluids over the four-hour period.

Certain abdomen and pelvis procedures require patients to drink a special liquid—called oral contrast—before their exam. Depending on which exam you are scheduled for, you will receive instructions at the time your exam is scheduled, or during your appointment-confirmation phone call. Plan to arrive at the time specified before your scheduled exam to drink the oral contrast for the study.

Diagnostic Ultrasound

  • Abdomen
  • Renal and postvoid
  • Aorta
  • Pelvis
  • Obstetrics
     • First trimester and NT
     • Second trimester anatomy
     • Third trimester follow-up growth, fluid, position, etc.
  • Transplant liver and renal
  • Visceral Doppler
  • Thyroid
  • Scrotum
  • Abdominal wall for hernia
  • Soft tissue extremities non-vascular for masses

Screening Mammography

Screening mammography is available at our Canyon Park clinic and our Diagnostic & Wellness Center for Women.

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