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Interventional ultrasound

Interventional ultrasound

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Infiltration
Calcium Scoring

Therapeutic infiltration

Infiltrations are effective to relieve pain and promote healing. An infiltration consists in injecting cortisone in a joint, a synovial bursa or around a tendon. The ultrasound-guided injection allows the infiltration of the anti-inflammatory medication more accurately.

Process

  1. Ultrasound examination of the area to be treated.
  2. If treatment is required, the radiologist proceeds with an injection of contrast agent under ultrasound guidance.

Preparation

Before the examination:
You must fast three (3) hours before the examination.

After the examination:
You will be given a sheet with recommendations to follow.

Duration of exam

15 to 30 minutes

The examination might be covered by your private insurance.

Service offered in 5 of our clinics

Westmount Square
West-Island
Ville Saint-Laurent
Vaudreuil-Dorion
Valleyfield

Radimed

Westmount Square

Open weekdays 09:00 - 13:00

1 Carré Westmount C210,
Westmount, Québec H3Z 2P9

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