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Interventional ultrasound

Exam offered:

  • Therapeutic infiltration

    Infiltrations are effective to relieve pain and promote healing. An infiltration consists of injecting cortisone into 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.

    Examination duration


    Examinations COVERED by the RAMQ


    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.


  • Calcific Lavage

    Treatment of calcific tendinitis of the shoulder, by a calcium wash, consists of aspirating the calcium deposits responsible for bursitis and tendinitis.

    Process

    1. Ultrasound examination of the area to be treated.
    2. If treatment is required, the radiologist performs a wash of the calcification, as the needle is inserted a few times to aspirate the maximum amount of fluid. The examination is completed with the injection of cortisone.

    Examination duration 15 to 30 minutes


    Examinations COVERED by the RAMQ


    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.


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    Opening hours
    Sunday Closed
    Monday - Friday 7:00 ‐ 19:00
    Saturday 8:00 ‐ 16:00
    1 Carré Westmount C210,
    Westmount, QC
    H3Z 2P9
    Opening hours
    Sunday 8:30 ‐ 14:00
    Monday - Thursday 7:00 ‐ 19:00
    Friday 7:00 ‐ 17:00
    Saturday 8:00 ‐ 16:00
    215 Avenue Frobisher,
    Pointe-Claire, QC
    H9R 4R9
    Opening hours
    Sunday 8:30 ‐ 16:00
    Monday - Thursday 8:00 ‐ 18:00
    Friday 8:00 ‐ 16:00
    Saturday 8:30 ‐ 16:00
    600 Boulevard Harwood,
    Vaudreuil-Dorion,
    QC J7V 6A3
    Opening hours
    Sunday Closed
    Monday - Thursday 8:00 ‐ 18:00
    Friday 8:00 ‐ 17:00
    Saturday Closed
    521 Boulevard du Havre #12
    Salaberry-de-Valleyfield,
    QC J6S 4Z5
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