Treatments & services: Laboratory, pathology and imaging services

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An ultrasound is a painless medical imaging procedure that helps our experts see inside your body. In the case of a fetal ultrasound, it allows our team to see the fetus, as well as get a closer look at your uterus, making it possible to provide recommendations specific to your pregnancy...


Active surveillance is the process of observing and monitoring the growth of a cancer. A physician will schedule regular checkups to monitor the tumor for any signs of changes in behavior...


An autopsy - or postmortem examination - is a medical procedure performed on a decedent by a pathologist (a pathologist is a licensed physician trained to identify and understand the anatomic and biochemical changes brought about by disease)...


A barium enema, also called a lower GI series, involves filling the large intestine with diluted barium liquid while X-ray images are being taken. Barium enemas are used to diagnose disorders of the large intestine and rectum...


A biopsy is a procedure done to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope. Some biopsies can be done in a doctor's office while others need to be done in a hospital setting...


A bone scan is a specialized radiology procedure used to examine the various bones of the skeleton. It is done to identify areas of physical and chemical changes in bone...


Chest X-rays may provide important information regarding the size, shape, contour, and anatomic location of the heart, lungs, bronchi, great vessels (aorta, aortic arch, pulmonary arteries), mediastinum (an area in the middle of the chest separating the lungs), and the bones (cervical and thoracic spine, clavicles, shoulder girdle, and ribs)...


Similar to a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) cone biopsy, a cold knife cone biopsy uses a laser or surgical scalpel to remove tissue from the cervix...


A CT or CAT scan is a diagnostic imaging procedure that uses a combination of X-rays and computer technology to produce horizontal, or axial, images (often called slices) of the body...


The division of cytogenetics and molecular pathology at Northwell provides comprehensive cytogenetic analysis and fluorescence in-situ hybridization assays for genetic and neoplastic disorders...