DiagnosticsYour Health. Your Hospital
Medical imaging is crucial in every medical setting and at all levels of health care. Effective decisions depend on correct diagnosis. Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital aims to provide timely, rapid and exact diagnostics of a disease. Our team consists of the very best radiographers, ultrasonographers, echo physiologists, consultant radiologists, who, together with the administrative and clerical staff, work together for the common goal of providing excellent diagnostics for the commencement of not only symptomatic but also timely pathogenic therapy.
High-Tech. High Standards
The medical professionals specializing in diagnostic imaging at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital use state of the art technology for the assessment of your health, which allows your primary care physician to recommend you the most suitable treatment options for your individual situation. Whether you struggle with a minor injury or with a serious disease such as cancer, we are ready to conduct the necessary diagnostic imaging tests to see what exactly is going on inside your body. The images our technology offers are of high quality, which allows our medical professionals to accurately diagnose your health problem.
The diagnostic imaging test you need to undergo depends on the organ or tissue in your body that is causing you distress. After a thorough discussion and a complete physical examination, our primary care physicians will promptly order the necessary imaging test for you so that they will be able to subsequently assign you a precise diagnosis and prescribe the best treatment for you. Eventually, your health will be partially or completely restored, which will allow you to enjoy life fully once again.
Our Vision: You Health
Due to the wide range of diagnostic imaging tests available in hospitals and medical centers, it may be difficult for the patient to understand what exactly the exam they have to undergo entails. While certain imaging tests involve radiation, such as nuclear medicine scans, X-rays and computed tomography scans, others work by using magnetic resonance, which is the case of MRI scans, or by employing high frequency sound waves, in the case of ultrasounds. However, there are a series of diagnostic imaging tests that use a scope, which is a thin and long tube with a camera attached that is inserted through various cavities in the body or through small incisions to allow the medical professionals to determine the cause of your suffering. Some of these imaging tests refer to endoscopy, bronchoscopy and colonoscopy.
At Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, we are aware that some of these diagnostic imaging tests may be uncomfortable, as patients often have to spend time in confined spaces, such as when they undergo a CT scan, which is why we strive to make the experience as easy and pleasant as possible. Furthermore, we always use anesthesia for diagnostic imaging tests that entail a certain amount of discomfort or pain, such as a colonoscopy, which undoubtedly eases the worry of the patient. If you have a health problem, we strongly encourage you to avoid postponing undergoing a diagnostic imaging test, as it may even save your life if the issue proves to be more serious that you have initially thought. Our compassionate medical team will make you feel at ease while undergoing these imaging tests so that you can experience the least amount of discomfort possible.