X-Rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation (low dose) which can penetrate the body to form an image on film. All X-Rays at ViaMedica Radiology require a referral from a doctor and are a walk-in service – no need for a scheduled appointment.
The bone densitometry machine (DEXA) is used to determine the bone density of the body. It is a quick, simple, safe and painless exam. A doctor referral and a scheduled appointment is required.
Mammography is an x-ray of the breast that uses low doses of radiation. ViaMedica Radiology offers diagnostic mammograms which are a key element in the diagnosis of breast cancer. A doctor’s referral and a scheduled appointment is required.
An echocardiogram is an ultrasound (high-frequency sound waves) of the heart which illustrates a graphic outline of the heart’s movement/activity. A doctor’s referral and a scheduled appointment is required.
Dear valued Patients,
As Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become an evolving public health issue affecting people globally and at home, we at ViaMedica want to reassure you that nothing is more important to us than the health, safety and well-being of our patients.
The evolving nature of this event requires us to be flexible and compliant in how we provide service to our patients. For guidance, we are closely monitoring and take action, as per the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization, the Public Health Agency of Canada and https://msss.gouv.qc.ca