concerns the use of various imaging technology and equipment to help in the diagnosis of diseases. The wide range of diagnostic imaging services and interventional procedures involve the common imaging modalities such as radiography
, computed tomography (CT)
, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
and nuclear imaging
SingHealth institutions provide a full range of diagnostic imaging examinations and imaging-guided interventions.
||Treatment for Fibroids - MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Ablation
MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Ablation is the latest non-surgical treatment for uterine fibroids. This treatment uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with high intensity focused ultrasound to target and heat an area of the fibroid, destroying the non- cancerous masses. This is done without the need for anaesthesia, incisions and hospitalisation. Patients will be required to undergo an MRI scan to assess their suitability for the treatment.
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