Select the search type
  • Site
  • Web
Go

Fluoroscopy -- 573.760.8050

FluoroscopyFluoroscopy is a technique for obtaining X-ray images of internal organs in motion. It projects radiographic images in a movie-like sequence to a monitor. A continuous X-ray beam is passed through the body part being examined and is transmitted to a monitor so the body part and its motion can be seen in detail.

Fluoroscopy enables physicians to look at many body systems, including the skeletal, digestive, urinary, respiratory and reproductive systems. It's used to evaluate body areas including bones, muscles and joints, as well as solid organs like the heart, lungs or kidneys.

Fluoroscopy is used in many types of examinations and procedures like barium X-rays, cardiac catheterization, arthrography (visualization of a joint or joints), lumbar puncture, placement of intravenous (IV) catheters, intravenous pyelogram, hysterosalpingogram and biopsies.

Find a doctor or make an appointment:
573.431.3338 OR CALL TOLL-FREE 800.392.0936
General Information:
573.756.6451 OR CALL TOLL-FREE 800.734.3944
Copyright © 1997-2015. BJC HealthCare. All Rights Reserved.
Parkland Health Center -- Bonne Terre
7245 Raider Road | Bonne Terre, Missouri 63628
phone -- 573.358.1400
Parkland Health Center -- Liberty Road
1101 West Liberty Street | Farmington, Missouri 63640
phone -- 573.756.6451
Parkland Health Center – Weber Road
1212 Weber Road | Farmington, Missouri 63640
phone -- 573.756.4581
BJC