We use the latest imaging equipment to perform the diagnostic procedure your child needs. Our facilities in Boston and our satellite locations include state-of-the-art X-ray and fluoroscopy units.
Our X-ray units are specially equipped with smaller than typical focal spots to improve the sharpness of the image quality while allowing us to minimize the amount of radiation exposure. In addition, conveniently placed equipment controls allow technologists to easily communicate and comfort patients during exams.
Fluoroscopy is a technique enabling doctors to obtain live, moving images of internal structures of the body. It is the basis for certain diagnostic tests that use contrast, such as an upper GI series or a voiding cystourethrogram. Modifications are made to the radiographic tubes to accommodate for differences in patient size and age. In addition, the fluoroscopic tubes contain extra filtration to reduce patient radiation exposures. The digital-spot-film and the use of pulse fluoroscopy allows for the least possible exposure to your child.