Breast Imaging

Breast imaging is a subspecialty of diagnostic radiology and can involve a range of imaging procedures such as Ultrasound, Tomosynthesis, Mammography and MRI. At some point in their life, most women and some men will need to undergo breast imaging. This can be for several reasons including:

  • To establish the cause of pain in the breast area
  • To assess breast tissue for detecting cancer
  • To identify other reasons for lumps in the breast
  • To evaluate breast implant integrity
  • To monitor tumour growth.

Things to know

  • So our team can easily access the area, we’ll need to you wear a special gown that we’ll provide. If possible, we ask you come dressed in a separate top and bottoms.
  • You can safely have an Ultrasound when pregnant, just please let our staff know.
  • If you are pregnant and require urgent breast imaging, please contact us, as we have alternate Breast Imaging options available.
  • In order to gain as much clinical information as possible we perform a Mammogram and Ultrasound together. These imaging techniques work hand in hand for optimal imaging. Where we can, we will fit these in on the same day.
  • Should a biopsy also be required, whenever possible we will also do this during your appointment or invite you back at your earliest convenience.

Mammogram

Mammogram is the most common breast imaging tool used in Australia and one most women over the age of 40 are familiar with. There...
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Breast MRI

MRI is an advanced medical imaging tool which uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to produce detailed imaging of soft tissues and...
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Breast Ultrasound

Breast Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to view the internal structure of your breast. The sound waves produce an image which allows the...
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