General radiography uses x-rays to create an image of the inside of the body. Any part of the body can be examined. The image created is viewed and interpreted by a radiologist to detect and diagnose medical conditions.
At Women’s College Hospital we offer:
standard x-ray (no appointment required)
What do I need to do to prepare?
You may be asked to put on a hospital gown, remove clothing, jewelry, and any other items covering the area to be examined.
What will I feel during the exam?
The x-ray does not cause any pain or discomfort.
How long will the exam last?
The length of the exam depends on the type of x-ray exam. Be prepared to spend 10 to 30 minutes in the examination room.
What am I supposed to do after my test is done?
No follow up care is required.
When can I expected results?
A report will be sent to your family doctor within 10 days.