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Women's Health

Diagnosis/Tests

Ultrasound:

Breast Ultrasound

A noninvasive process performed to aid in the diagnosis of breast cyst or solid mass.  

Level I Ultrasound:

A noninvasive evaluation of general fetal anatomy and physiology.  

Level II Ultrasound

A more detailed evaluation of the fetal anatomy and physiology performed after 18 weeks of gestation in an effort to rule out a suspected abnormality.  

Pelvic Ultrasound

A noninvasive procedure used to detect abnormalities of the reproductive organs. 

Abdominal Ultrasound

A noninvasive procedure of the organs of the abdominal cavity. This test is utilized for the detection of stomach and abdominal abnormalities.  

Transvaginal Ultrasound

Noninvasive procedure which is important for diagnosing uterine cancer.

Pregnancy Diagnostics and Fetal Evaluation:

Biophysical Profile

A noninvasive assessment of the fetal well-being usually done in the late third trimester of pregnancy.  

Non-Stress Test

An evaluation of fetal status through fetal heart activity and body motion movements.  

Amniocentesis

A procedure done under direct ultrasound guidance at approximately 16 weeks gestation. A specimen of amniotic fluid from the gestational sac is analyzed to rule out genetic abnormalities.  

Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)

A procedure done under direct ultrasound guidance at approximately 10.5 to 11.5  weeks gestation. A specimen is analyzed to rule out genetic abnormalities.  

Genetic and Perinatal Counseling

Counseling of pregnant women, as well as women considering pregnancy, who may be or are considered high risk.

Bone Densitometry (Dexa-Scan)

This noninvasive test will measure your bone mineral density (BMD). It will compare your measurements to a reference population based on your age, sex, and ethnic background. This information will be used by your physician in making a diagnosis about your bone status and fracture risk in the detection of osteoporosis.